4G LTE could spur DDoS, mobile data theft
Posted in: Legal, Privacy & Security at 08/10/2012 16:31
The rise of 4G LTE networks can bring about security incidents such as distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks on corporate and home networks, and data theft on mobile devices, industry watchers say.
According to Michela Menting, cybersecurity senior analyst at ABI Research, hackers can leverage the high speed and increased data capacity of LTE networks, and fast processing capabilities of smartphones to perpetuate DDoS attacks.
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