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Cybersecurity Risks From Smartphones

Posted by Keith Shaffer Feb 28, 2020 3:41:00 PM

With smartphone penetration at an all-time high, the biggest cybersecurity risks for most people stems from their smartphones. Smartphones pose unique risks because they have the same computing capacity to PCs, but they have added functionalities like portability and enormous data on the user. With a normal computer, the data that can be stolen can be limited to browsing history, saved documents and any other primary functions performed on a computer. A smartphone can provide very personal data like call logs, messages, health data and photos. Also, many smartphone users take security for granted because any malware, viruses or other harmful software are not apparent.

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Topics: Cyber Security, smartphone