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FTC Announces Forum on Threats to Mobile Devices

Posted in Federal Trade Commission, Mobile

The FTC today announced that it will host a one-day public forum on June 4, 2012, to address threats to mobile devices.  The forum will involve a discussion of malware, viruses, and similar threats facing users of smartphones and other mobile technologies.  The purpose of the forum will be to inform the FTC about the current mobile security environment and the challenges it faces.  Interested parties can submit proposals for topics and panelists by March 28, 2013.  Interested parties also can submit written comments in advance of the forum.