Hacking Mobile Platforms
Mobile Phone hacking is the practice of gaining unauthorized access to mobile phones, such as by intercepting phone calls. When phone user’s conversation has the unauthorized access, it is more generally referred to as phone tapping. The term came in fame rapidly.
Mobile device security has become gradually more essential in mobile computing. Many users and businesses use smart phones to communicate, to plan and organize their work. Within companies, these technologies are causing insightful changes in the organization and therefore they have become the source of new threats. Smart phones compiles an increasing amount of sensitive information All smart phones are favored targets of attacks.
These attacks make the most of weaknesses intrinsic in smart phones that can come from the communication mode—like SMS, MMS, GSM, wi-fi. Some harmful softwares relies on the weak knowledge of a user. Security countermeasures are being applied to smart phones, from security in different layers of software to the distribution of information to end users. There are good practices to be observed at all levels, from design to use, through the development of operating systems, software layers, and downloadable apps.