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Mobile Malware Is Pure Business, No Room for Fun

10
Sep
2014

With mobile devices gaining more and more users, malware authors saw the potential of tapping into the information they store and developed mobile threats as a means to obtain access to sensitive information that can be monetized one way or another.

This is a different path than in the case of desktop malware, which was initially developed by hobbyists and pranksters and has evolved into a serious business in the last ten years or so.

The amount of mobile malware also grew at a faster rate t…

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