- Steal personal information such as banking, email or wireless account details and combine that with location data to put together a complete picture of who you are
- Perpetuate fraud such as an SMS scam that will charge you without your approval
- Abuse a device by making it part of a criminal bot network, which allows someone to remotely control your phone
For a full copy of the Mobile Security: McAfee Consumer Trends Report from McAfee Labs, with additional threats, please visit: http://www.mcafee.com/us/resources/reports/rp-mobile-security-consumer-trends.pdfAdditionally, for tips on how to stay safe from mobile threats, visit: http://home.mcafee.com/advicecenter/Default.aspx?id=ad_ms&culture=en-us&affid=0&cid=102517 1 IDC Predictions 2013: Competing on the 3rd Platform, doc #238044, November 2012 About McAfee McAfee, a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), empowers businesses, the public sector, and home users to safely experience the benefits of the Internet. The company delivers proactive and proven security solutions and services for systems, networks, and mobile devices around the world. With its Security Connected strategy, innovative approach to hardware-enhanced security, and unique Global Threat Intelligence network, McAfee is relentlessly focused on keeping its customers safe. http://www.mcafee.com Note: McAfee is a trademark or registered trademark of McAfee, Inc. in the United States and other countries. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.