The Security Concern of Smartphone is on the RiseBy Dipankar Das, Gaea News Network
Monday, August 9, 2010
Computer security firms like Symantec and different Government agencies from Germany and France reported that potential hackers can use the vulnerabilities in Apple’s software used in the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch to embed a malicious code through a specific PDF file so that they will be able to spy on users’ passwords, text messages, photos, schedules, e-mails and even tap phone conversations.
According to the report, experts further say that the gadgets are not much more vulnerable to attack than other computing devices. Those companies should secure gadgets through caution and programs now used to protect personal computers and mobile devices. Government and private watchdogs issued a list of safety warnings on the safety of mobile operation system from Google and Apple.
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