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Scams And Malicious Apps Invade Smartphones

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Scams And Malicious Apps Invade Smartphones

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Scams And Malicious Apps Invade Smartphones

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Charlie Miller, principal research consultant, Accuvant Labs

The viruses, spam and malware that have plagued desktop computers for years now increasingly threaten mobile smartphones, as well. More text messages now deliver scams and a growing number of malicious apps install spyware, target personal information and attempt to charge users hidden fees.

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