It probably doesn’t come as any great surprise, but according to Juniper’s third annual Mobile Threats Report, mobile malware is on the rise. But what might be surprising is the rate of acceleration and increasing focus by attackers on turning a profit. Between March 2012 and March 2013, the total amount of mobile malware grew 614 percent—and no, I didn’t miss a decimal point. Further, developments in the threat landscape point to malware professionals increasingly behaving like calculated business professionals when devising attacks.
If we take a closer look at the threat landscape, there are four interesting trends.
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