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Briefs | 02/26/2007 5:00 am EST

Mobile malware attacks on the rise: McAfee
An Informa Telecoms & Media study sponsored by McAfee Inc. reveals that mobile operators globally are experiencing more malware attacks than ever before. The research found that almost half of the operators who experienced mobile malware outbreaks have had one within the last three months, and twice as many operators spent over $200,000 on mobile security in 2006 than in 2005. Additional findings included: 83% of mobile operators have been hit by mobile device infections; and reported security incidents in 2006 outnumbered those from 2005 five to one. The research follows the recent announcement of McAfee Mobile Security Risk Management, the company’s new three-pronged approach to help mobile operators create a secure framework.

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