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Vulnerabilities in Mobile Devices
Sulaiman Al amro
Pages - 34 - 41     |    Revised - 30-04-2017     |    Published - 01-06-2017
Volume - 11   Issue - 3    |    Publication Date - June 2017  Table of Contents
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KEYWORDS
Mobile Devices, Vulnerabilities, Encryption, Operating Systems, Applications.
ABSTRACT
Mobile devices are no longer just dedicated communication devices and have even exceeded the limits of such, and have become an essential part of our life; they are indispensable. It is through the memory that you can store images and videos and can also connect to social networking; it can also be played by linking to bank accounts. However, we must bear in mind that there are people in this world who are trying, day and night, to get to your private information, to steal from you and either exploit the user or simply to steal his/her money. These people are called hackers, as will be named through our topic for today. We will put in your hands the most important points that make sure that he is spying on your mobile and the mobile penetrative. The biggest obstacle to these investigators, whether spies or hackers' encryption is "full device encryption" or "full data" to be encrypted, and here we must distinguish between the two things, not confusing them. This paper will explain the vulnerabilities of mobile devices and how they can be avoided.
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Dr. Sulaiman Al amro
Qassim University - Saudi Arabia
sulaimanamro@gmail.com