Dean Coclin

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The speed of communication and connectivity today of the smart phone is unparalleled. Even better and faster than the Internet itself, because your phone is always talking to the network, always available and open to receive and send information without you having to dial a number or open a browser. However, this phenomenal capability also has a dark side. Convenience has a price. The same smart phone that is always connected and serving you content can also be serving you malicious content or stealing from you for someone else. People are buying and downloading applications to their smart phones by the millions. These applications potentially contain code to enable a hacker entry to your phone, access to your address book, identity information and more, where they can cause damage to your device and data. Much like the malicious tool bar on the Internet, an ordinary... (more)