The report also points to an increase in vulnerabilities that are being uncovered in smartphone operating systems since the market for victims has increased with widespread smartphone adoption (See also: 3 Simple Steps to Hack a Smartphone).
"The market size dictates the investment. Five years ago in the U.S., the handset market was not very big. Now with that growing, it becomes a primary device and absolutely the amount of criminal focus around those exploits will increase."
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