A Tale of Two Mobile Threat Reports

Paula Musich
Paula Musich

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  • Threat researchers from Sophos and F-Secure agree mobile malware overwhelmingly targets Android and the amount of Android malware is growing rapidly.
  • Where they diverge is in their view of how many vulnerabilities exist between Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android mobile operating systems.

There was an interesting contrast between competing mobile threat reports that surfaced this week from Sophos and F-Secure.  Sophos published its first-ever Mobile Security Threat Report, which debuted at Mobile World Congress, while F-Secure published its Threat Report H2 2013, which included a look into mobile malware. Continue reading “A Tale of Two Mobile Threat Reports”