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More Mobile Security Issues Seen for Next Year

Will 2015 be a happy new year for internet users? Not if cyber-criminals have their way. Online security companies have been making predictions for 2015, from the malware that will be trying to weasel its way on to our computers and smartphones to the prospect of cyberwar involving state-sponsored hackers. Here's a summary of what you should be watching out for. The more we do and share online, the more vulnerable we may be to "targeted" attacks. "It is possible that our willingness to share and shop online will let criminals become more selective about who they target," suggests Stephen Bonner of KPMG. "They won't need to maintain the current 'hit and hope' approach of spear phishing, instead only attacking specific users and computers based on the data these give away about owners."

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