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Issues for 2012: Smartphone Hacking

user with two cell phonesFor companies installing new VoIP systems in 2012 who decide to open extensions to smartphones, the issues of 2011 are still on the radar. Wednesday October 26, 2011 Infonectics Research released a report on how Smartphone hacking is fueling big growth in mobile security client software sales. Though hackers continue to target the larger number of PCs out in the market, mobile phone hacking for financial gain is expected to be on the rise. The threat is nothing new. In August of 2009, Techworld.com released an article quoting Android Security Leader Rich Cannings speaking at the Usenix Security Symposium as saying  “The smartphone OS will become a major security target”.

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