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16 million mobile devices infected by malware


Help Net Security - (International) Alcatel-Lucent's Motive Security Labs released a report and found that approximately 16 million mobile devices worldwide were infected by malware, with a 25 percent increase in infections in mobile devices in 2014. Researchers also found that command and control (C&C) protocols were more sophisticated and mobile spyware increased, among other findings.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:23:27