N/APosted on - 11/27/2014
Now a day people have started using mobiles to store all the confidential information and personal information. But the problem is mobile is left switched on throughout the day and night. So currently these mobiles are also used for all financial transactions and online shopping. Are the mobiles threatened for cyber attacks in future?
Are the mobiles threatened for cyber attacks in future?
Cyber-attack was developed for computer platform. However, in this new era of mobile phones, it’s also in attack and cyber-attack has already been started.
Smartphones are the most seriously victim. They uses smart OS, which is compared to modern PC OS. It supports executing unknown files and programs that keeps a chance of exploiting such attacks.
For example, Android is the most popular mobile OS, developed by Google, and based on Java. Java is known to be a faulty language. Also, Android is open-source that helps all developers to do any trick with it. This also encourages such attack.
If you’re a smartphone user, make sure that you’ve got any antivirus installed. Make sure to install apps from secured sources as well. Old phones are not so popular and so out of the scenario despite having such flaw a little bit.