Counterpoint: Market share not the only obstacle for mobile viruses

By Andrew Storms
The looming mobile malware threat of the past decade has yet to materialize. The reason for its lack of fruition, according to scientists, is due to geography and the lack of a dominant market shareholder.  However well done the math, the scientific study is flawed nonetheless.  “Understanding the Spreading Patterns of Mobile Phone Viruses” a new paper by 4 scientists fails take into account modern malware trends and operational knowledge of security vendors like those of antivirus companies.

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