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Thursday, June 2, 2011

Apple and Android Threat Vulnerability Cyber Criminals

/ On : 6:49 AM/
ShoutBloger: Symantec CEO Enrique Salem said the application for smart phones and tablet becomes a new threat for all sorts of attacks that usually attack a computer.

Applications are available from Apple in the App Store and Google on the Android Market is vulnerable to attacks by hackers who want the information placed on the handset and tablet computers.

It's very difficult for Apple and Google. Because of the threat will occur in the future. Although it is still too early to call as a mobile security threats, explained Diving, as reported by Bloomberg on Thursday June 2, 2011.

Symantec, the biggest security software maker, could spend as much as USD860 million more to help the expansion in mobile phones. The company is also looking for targets in the cloud service, or delivery of computing over the Internet, and virtualization software that helps servers run more efficiently.

The company is shifting its focus as a jump in demand for smart phones, and tablet computing cloud, while businesses and consumers to limit purchases of personal computers.

Besides if Salem also said that for Apple users, the threat does not end with mobile devices. Mac for laptops and desktops will increasingly become the target of malware as they gain popularity.

Tom Neumayr, a spokesman for Apple, does not have any comments regarding these predictions CEO of Symantec. The same was done by Gina Weakley, a Google spokesman, did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

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