Introduction To Mobile Device Insecurity presented at Blackhat Europe 2004

by Grand Idea Studio,

Tags: Security

Summary : Mobile devices, particularly PDAs, have numerous security weaknesses and are wide open to attack due to their widespread implementation and current lack of a decent security framework. Although well known in the security industry to be insecure, PDAs are ubiquitous in enterprise environments and are being used for such applications as one-time-password generation, storage of medical and company confidential information, and e-commerce. It is not enough to assume all users are conscious of computer security and it is crucial to understand the risks of using portable devices in a security infrastructure.