Smartphone Invasion: Texting Scams, Spam, Phishing Are Tops


The growth of mobile devices has created a new opportunity for cybercriminals, but for now the early days of mobile malware are dominated by texting scams, spam and phishing attacks, according to a new report by Blue Coat Systems. The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based secure Web gateway maker analyzed the mobile threats facing about 75 million users.