Mobile security threats fall in U.S. despite global growth

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A midyear report has indicated that the American trend is moving in a different direction than the rest of the world. According to the most recent mobile security report issued by NQ Mobile, there were 51,000 new malware threats that were identified in the first two quarters of this year, which have caused infections within an estimated 21 million different devices worldwide. The data analysis performed by the company went on to identify the trends among various markets. What it indicated was that the top five markets in the world,…

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Mobile payments security threat will increase in 2013

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Could worries over the safety of use hold back adoption of this technology? As security is one of the main concerns voiced by consumers and is one of the top issues faced by mobile payments providers, the news regarding the growth of threats next year is not entirely welcome. According to a recent study, the more popular the technology becomes, the greater the number of threats. Mobile payments, like online banking, brings financial access and technology together. Though its use has been picking up, it has in no way reached…

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