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IDG Contributor Network: Mobile malware – same attacks – different pathogens

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Aug 11, 2016.

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    I’ve been blogging about mobile attacks and how they can be different than attacks on more traditional platforms. For example, I wrote about:

    Now I’ve turned my focus to mobile malware. Like phishing and pharming, malware has shown considerable staying power on traditional devices and evolved to work with mobile devices. The theory of malware, or self-reproducing code at least, can actually be traced back to 1949 with early experimental code and exploits in the 1970s. Today malware like CryptoLocker, Zeus and of course Stuxnet are part of our shared industry vernacular.

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