Threats to Mobile Security and Privacy
Thiruvaazhi.U1, Arthi.R2

1Thiruvaazhi, Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), India.
2Arthi.R, Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), India.
Manuscript received on 15 December 2018 | Revised Manuscript received on 26 December 2018 | Manuscript Published on 09 January 2019 | PP: 407-412 | Volume-7 Issue-4S November 2018 | Retrieval Number: E2001017519/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: Market research reports from Forrester estimates the global mobile penetration to be around 50% in 2017 and is forecast to reach 66% by 2022. In India, Mobile Internet Penetration using Smart Phone has reached 36% as of 2016 from 0.1% in 1998. With the grand new push towards Digital India and low cash transactions, mobile transactions including mobile payments have seen significant thrust in the recent times. Many startups as well as major enterprises and government has been continually providing and promoting many mobile apps for variety of transactions from multimedia messaging to digital payments. In this paper, we present a survey of the threats and a clear demonstration of the risks of usage of mobile on security and privacy of the person using it and his/her communications.
Keywords: Smart Phone Has Reached 36% as of 2016 From 0.1% in 1998.
Scope of the Article: Mobile App Security and Privacy