When Malware
Goes Mobile

We explain the causes and consequences
and show you the cures

Malicious software—commonly referred to as “malware”—mainly targets desktop PCs. But cybercriminals are increasingly setting their sights on smartphones and other mobile devices.

In spite of preventative measures like Apple’s walled garden and Google’s Bouncer application for Android, malware impacts both iOS and Android platforms. This paper includes step-by-step, platform-specific policies and strategies you can employ to protect your data and keep mobile devices safe from the malware writers determined to break into them.

Follow these links to learn more about mobile malware's causes, outcomes and cures.

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