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Mobile Security and Privacy by Raymond Choo, Man Ho Au

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Chapter 1

Mobile Security and Privacy

M.H. Au*; K.-K.R. Choo,    * The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, United States University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, Australia

Abstract

The number of Internet-connected mobile devices reportedly surpassed the human population in Oct. 2014, proving that such devices are an indispensable part of our daily lives. One might also argue that in the world of business, every business is potentially a “mobile” business. This is not surprising, as the increasing capabilities of mobile devices have paved the way for many new and exciting applications (e.g., mobile commerce and payment). However, due to their popularity and the amount ...

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