Experts warn mobile phones face hacking threat

2009-06-01T15:17:39
ID THREATPOST:ED7A1BD71ADB07A9263D6A0B22AB4534
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Reporter Ryan Naraine
Modified 2013-04-17T16:39:08

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From Reuters (Tarmo Virki)

Accessing your bank account using your mobile phone might seem safe, but security experts say would-be hackers can access confidential information via a simple text message seemingly from your service provider.

People in the industry aware of the risk see it as extremely small, as only a few people use handsets to access their bank accounts, but it is growing as mobile Internet usage rises. Read the full story [reuters.com]