Android, Bitcoin top malware targets, McAfee reports

Security vendor McAfee's research arm, McAfee Labs, has identified growth across four threat trends, including Android-based malware, signed malware, spam, and virtual currencies.

smartphones

Mobile device sales may slow, prompting deals, analysts say

As growth slows and vendors make less money on each sale, mobile operators will need to identify other services and perks to make money, according to researchers at Ovum.

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smartphones

Mobile tech forecast to fuel new Digital Industrial Economy

Worldwide IT spending will peak at $3.8 trillion in 2014, marking the beginning of the Digital Industrial Economy era, according to Gartner.

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Brace for an Internet traffic explosion in 2017, Cisco says

Cisco's Visual Networking Index predicts global IP traffic will rise at a dramatic compound annual growth rate 23 percent between 2012 to 2017.

Bitdefender launches free mobile malware app

Security software vendor, Bitdefender, launches its ‘Antivirus Free’ app on the Google Android platform to combat the growth in mobile malware.

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