Security experts warn smart phones are easy targets for criminals
POSTED: Wednesday, January 9, 2013 - 5:49am
UPDATED: Wednesday, January 9, 2013 - 5:51am
Security experts are predicting smart phones will be a major target for cyber criminals in 2013. The main reason is smart phones are increasingly being used as mobile wallets. Cyber security experts say mobile payment systems are likely to be the next big target for cyber criminals. Smart phones are run on most of the same software users also use on their computers, making them an easy target for hackers. Thieves can also use your smart phone to connect to other potentially devices using blue tooth.