Smartphones are becoming top targets for cyber attacks

30 Jul

Hackers at a notorious Def Con gathering that ends here Sunday have come up with ways to reach into digital wallets.

Smartphones at the heart of modern lifestyles are becoming top targets for cyber attacks, according to security specialists and hackers who flocked to Las Vegas this week for back-to-back Def Con and Black Hat conferences.

“We are entering a post-PC (personal computer) exploitation world,” said researcher Stephen Ridley of Xipiter, where his team uncovered that the same types of attacks that plague desktop computers can be turned on mobile gadgets.

MoneyWeb

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Makaseh provides devices protection that would prevent hacking of any hardware.

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