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Is the real cyber threat in the palm of your hand mobile security taking center stage in a Federal Trade Commission formed today.
Peter Barnes is on that story for us from -- us with more Peter.
-- pay they -- -- the explosion of hand held devices and Smartphones we've seen an explosion in mobile security threats.
And we users are making it easy.
For the cyber crooks according to consumer reports nearly 40%.
Of customers did not take even minimal steps to protect their devices cyber security firm Trend Micro tracking the growth of malware.
At high risk apps showing 350000.
For android alone by the end of last year.
-- it's found fake versions of Skype and Stan -- and they -- favorite angry Angry Birds in space.
In some cases apple designers are to blame.
This story just.
-- in -- rush to get their applications Alec cannot security specialist -- Proverbial two people in the garage they want to get an out the door they don't go through them.
Design testing review cycles that the big players do this tends to make them more vulnerable especially at first.
So what can you do to protect yourself start by backing up your Smartphone data regularly -- 69% of users do not do this says consumer reports.
-- screen -- with passwords folks 64%.
Of users don't do this according to see -- you can also download.
Antivirus apps there are apps for device low K here's if -- if you lose your phone.
And there are apps that will wipe the contents.
Of your device if lost or stolen so -- Get crack and I well.
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