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The Government Accountability Office is calling on federal agencies and telecommunications companies to step up efforts to implement baseline security measures for mobile devices and to do more to educate consumers on the need to protect their devices. In a new report, the GAO noted that malware attacks targeting mobile devices increased 185% from July 2011 to May 2012, according to Jupiter Networks. Despite the increased... Read full story on InformationWeek


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