News  Windows
News  Windows
Windows smartphones safe from virus attacks - for now

Fewer users make it less of a target

It has long been a criticism of the Windows range of smartphones that there exists fewer apps overall than its larger competitors, let alone ant-virus/security software. Yet this currently being turned on its head by the argument that - as of now - no viruses have been identified which target the platform.

In fact the largest threat to them currently are fake alerts and scams which scare users into revealing personal info - phishing attacks - sent via email in the same way these are sent as ordinary emails to other systems.