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Mobile Security: How to Secure, Privatize, and Recover Your Devices by Mari Heiser, Jaya Nampalli, Joseph Anderson, Darla Nykamp, Tim Speed

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Chapter 1. Living in a Mobile World

Smartphones are the essential devices of the modern mobile world. We use smartphones to tackle seemingly limitless tasks such as texting, chatting, shopping online, updating our social networking status, researching, emailing, creating documents, making phone calls, video conferencing, and banking. The list will only grow as smartphone capabilities continue to expand. 50.4 percent of US consumers own a smartphone; a percentage which is projected to increase as it has, every previous year (http://techcrunch.com/2012/05/07/nielsen-smartphones-used-by-50-4-of-u-s-consumers-android-48-5-of-them/).

Smartphones are attractive devices that can simplify many of our most essential and mundane tasks. Not only do they allow ...

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