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Mobile Operating System Exploits:

  • Mobile Operating System Exploits:

    Mobile Operating System Exploits:

    Date added: 22 Mar 2012

    Figure 43 shows an increase in mobile operating system exploits in 2011 due to an uptick in malicious activity targeting mobile devices. Because of the two-tiered relationship between phone end users, telecommunications companies, and mobile operating system vendors, disclosed mobile vulnerabilities can remain unpatched on phones for an extended period of time, providing a large window of opportunity to attackers.