Smartphone and tablet cyberattacks growing

Monday - 6/6/2011, 10:30am EDT

Cyberattacks are no longer targeting only computers. Now they're zapping smartphones and tablets. USA Today reports the discovery has prompted security experts to urge Google and Apple to do more to slow the attacks down. Google has already removed 25 corrupted apps from its Android Market. Experts say the drive to push new tech products onto the market has always trumped security.

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