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Android Apps Hide Crypto-Currency Mining Malware
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3/30/2014 | 5:01:41 AM
mobile malware in the rise
Principal security firms agree on the fact that cybercrime, but also state sponsored actors, are targeting even more mobile platforms. 

Crypto currency mobile malware is the last family of malicious code that we are observing in the wild, but it's a just the beginning. Bad actors can benefit of large diffusion of mobile and of low level of awareness on cyber threats.

Mobile users are unaware of threats and have wrong habits that expose them to serious risks. On the other end the majority of app is not designed with security by design and the results are evident.

It's time to change the mentality otherwise mobile will be soon the paradise for hackers and criminals. 

Excellent post!


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