Mobile Device Security: Inside Mobile Malware Threats

Show Me The Money...Continued

There is no shortage of spyware in the cyber-underground. On mobile devices, these malicious applications can allow someone to track and monitor the usage and location of the phone, giving attackers the power to record and export SMS messages, emails, call logs and GPS locations. These apps aren’t cheap. According to Symantec, some of these applications have been advertised for up to $400 on the black market.

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