Mastering Mobile Device
Securing mobile devices has become increasingly important in recent years as the number of devices in operations and the ways in which they are used has expanded dramatically. Mobile device users are struggling with everything from device loss and device theft to data leakage, where mobile device screens display information that could be captured by unauthorized parties.
Wireless device security is also expected to drive growth of the mobile security market in the coming years. All told, the mobile security market is expected to grow to $42.2 billion by 2024, representing a compound annual growth rate of 48.1 percent over the previous half-decade, according to Market Research Engine.
As part of Cybersecurity Week 2019, CRN spoke with technical and research experts at Avast, Avira, Bitdefender and Sophos to get the lowdown on how everything from sideloading and stalkerware to fake subscription services and Hiddad are putting Android users in harm’s way. Here’s a look at eight of the most dangerous Android malware threats.