Abstract

In this paper, the authors explore the mobile network security focused on the virus threat. Firstly the authors explain the importance of mobile network security which sometimes not really takes into considerations by users. The risks to the enterprise from mobile devices are also being explained. In this section, the impact towards organizations is taken into consideration as well as the vulnerabilities of mobile networks. This paper then explains the virus threat of mobile devices virus where it explains how the viruses spread. The threats can be in three major forms namely the virus spreading via mobile personal area network, virus spreading via internet access and virus spreading via messaging. Lastly a model explains the dynamics of the infection on Mobile Network is introduced.

Keywords: Mobile Network, Vulnerabilities, Mobile Personal Area Network

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