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“Kaspersky”: banking applications on the phones, “Android” is the most vulnerable to viruses
Said CEO and co-founder of the company “Kaspersky Lab” Kaspersky Lab, said Monday banking applications on smart phones running operating “Android” is the most vulnerable to penetration.
He added, “Eugene Kaspersky,” that about 99% of cyber attacks targeting mobile “Android” open source, noting that the company “Apple” characterized by imposing strict restrictions do not allow third-party applications on its smartphones.
The news agency ” Reuters “for Kaspersky as saying that the trend of most concern in cyber attacks were a turning users increasingly to mobile devices from PCs, it was necessary to prevent attacks electronic using mobile phones the fact that users of devices cellular lack of protection required.
He pointed out that Kaspersky expect a bad thing, as described, forcing people to change the way they think, recalling the “Chernobyl virus” that forced people in 1998 to search for the required protection for their PCs.
Said Kaspersky, during his participation in a conference on technology to be held in Israel, where he intends to establish a laboratory for research and development: “Cybercrime is on its way to mobile devices, but people do not realize the seriousness of it,” stressing that it is not the seriousness of those that target PCs, but they are growing rapidly.
Kaspersky pointed to the difficulty of determining the geographic location of the launch cyber attacks, but cybercriminals often speak Chinese or Spanish or Portuguese or Russian, as he put it.
It should be noted that the company “Kaspersky Lab” which recorded 315 thousand new malicious file per day during 2013 , confirmed by a study conducted with the “me to my International” B2B International end of December / December last year that more than 40% of the owners smartphones and tablet devices that work platform “Android” in the United Arab Emirates do not use any security software to protect their computers from cyber threats.
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