Mobile security is as critical as the ATM card PIN or the front door lock. The sad truth is that in this world there are people who exploit security vulnerabilities if money is left behind. As mobile devices turn into mobile wallets, virtual pickpockets are rising.
The good news is that mobile security is at least for the time being ahead of hackers. The Internet has been used extensively for 15 years and computer security scientists and businesses developed a set of strong standards for the lock-out of assailants. Most of the same standards have been applied to mobile devices and data networks already.
Mobile users need to know common mobile security threats and how to defend themselves, even with mobile security standards such as encryption and passcode. Continue to read the main mobile security threats and alerts.