The rise of mobile malware has been a top story of 2011. From June 2010-January 2011, malware for the Android operating system rose by 400%! Malware creators follow the crowds, and mobile web browsing is huge. Some experts predict the amount of mobile malware to double this year.
This infographic from Bullguard, does an excellent job of explaining what mobile malware is, its history and what you can do to protect yourself from it. The bottom line is this – if you are using a mobile device, then you absolutely should have a mobile security suite installed.