Date Added: Jun 2011
In the world of computers and communications, the more widely a technology is used, the more likely it is to become the target of hackers. Such is the case with mobile technology, particularly smartphones, which have exploded in popularity in recent years. According to market analysis firm ABI Research, 370 million smartphones were in use globally last year. Many users download mobile applications with little regard to whether they're secure, providing a ready way for hackers to attack the devices.