Mobile cyber threats on the rise, but awareness still low: Experts

Smartphones are gaining currency in the Indian market, but their owners still show apathy towards protecting themselves from cyber threats, say cyber-security experts. Lack of awareness of device vulnerability is seen as one main reason why information and data security of smartphones is not a priority, they said. According to data (mostly India-specific) from cyber security firm Quick Heal, over 3,000 Android malware are reported per day. And yet, this doesn’t show a complete picture as many attacks go unreported. Data from cyber security firm Symantec states that after the…

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