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Mobile Device Risks and Challenges

Risks

  • Android Malware attacks
  • Wi-Fi attacks
  • SMS attacks
  • Infected or fake applications
  • Theft and loss
  • Communication interception
  • Vishing/smishing
  • Unencrypted data
  • E-mail viruses

Challenges

  • No single security solution will be able to completely protect a mobile device.
  • There aren't policies in place specifically for mobile security.