Are you vulnerable?
November 14, 2018
Today's meeting showed different types of attacks that occurs on smartphones.
Target people through text messages
Enables geographic targeting
Trick users into downloading infected files, potentially exposing sensitive data
Apps that do not contain recognizable malware but can still be harmful or annoying.
Apps may track users’ locations, monitor web browsing habits or raise mobile bills by accessing the Internet without users’ knowledge.
Exactly how free is that free app?
In addition to privacy invasion, these secondary apps can also be a huge drain on your phone’s hardware, such as the processor and battery life.
What is at risk?
Report it to the police and to the cell phone's carrier.
Lock the cell phone remotely
Wipe device remotely
What strategies will you take to secure your identity?