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Lack Of Security Patching Leaves Mobile Users Exposed

An analysis of the patch updates among the five leading wireless carriers in the United States found that 71 percent of mobile devices still run on security patches more than two months old. Six percent of devices run patches that are six or more months old. Without the most updated patches, these devices are susceptible to myriad of attacks, including rapidly rising network attacks and new malware, also detailed in the report.