SMS Security: Malicious Attacks Are Just Around the Corner. Are You Protected?
The mobile messaging market is growing rapidly and is a very profitable business for mobile operators. Today, text messaging is the most widely used mobile data service on the planet with 72% of all mobile phone users worldwide, or 1.9 Billion out of 2.7 Billion phone subscribers at the end of 2006, being active users of the Short Message Service (SMS). The quote below from Portio Research, a respected industry analyst firm covering the mobile messaging market, says it all.