When Smart Phones meet Smart Attacks

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The scene is set in a dark and gothic basement, somewhere in Russia apparently. Amid the clicking of a keyboard the following chilling statement of intent can be heard; “Let’s see what an application that simultaneously opens up 1000 windows does to a smartphone today, da? Mwahahaha, er, ha!” (Cue bolt of lightning).

Well, for starters it would cause the system to crash. If such an application system could spread with speed you can bet executives at an effected network provider would sit up. Take into account the ability to target huge corporate subscription lists (and the projected loss of revenue from such ...

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