Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Security Alert: Check Your Cell Phone

Bit9 researchers has compiled a list of 12 smartphones that pose the highest security and privacy risks to consumers and corporations.

The phones, all Android models, on the "Dirty Dozen" list compiled by Bit9 of Waltham, Mass. are:
Samsung Galaxy Mini
HTC Desire
Sony Ericsson Xperia X10
HTC Wildfire
Samsung Epic 4G
LG Optimus S
Samsung Galaxy S
Motorola Droid X
LG Optimus One
Motorola Droid 2
HTC Evo 4G 

In compiling the list, Bit9 researchers looked at the market share of the smartphone, what out-of-date and insecure software the model had running on it and how long it took for the phone to receive updates.

Read Bit9's full report at http://www.bit9.com/orphan-android/