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Mobile Malware

Vangie Beal
Last Updated May 24, 2021 7:49 am

Malicious software (“malware“) that is designed specifically to target a mobile device system, such as a tablet or smartphone to damage or disrupt the device. Most mobile malware is designed to disable a mobile device, allow a malicious user to remotely control the device or to steal personal information stored on the device.

Also see malware for a better understanding of this term.