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15 FEB/10 Off iPhone: Harbinger of Do msday Malware The security guy voice in my subconscious has been yelling at me to  pay attention to the iPhone for a while now and that’s been bothering  me. As Information Security professionals must focus on threats they are  charged to defend against, it’s beneficial for them to acknowledge what  the attack vectors of tomorrow might be to better prepare for them today. Proposition: iPhone user? You're pwned. Yes, that is quite a blanket statement. Give me a minute to back up that  statement with my evidence. Let’s start with motivations: Authors of malware (malicious software) do so to make money by capturing  your resources (bandwidth or storage) Malware programmers will choose a target based on the amount of bang for  their buck (or time) Some statistics:
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44 million Apple iPhones have been sold to date (and that's not counting iPod  Touches)
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2011 for the course MN 1015 taught by Professor Evangelos during the Spring '08 term at Royal Holloway.

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