Sprint Bringing Phishing Protection to Its Smartphones

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IT can be easy enough to fall into a cleverly-executed phishing net on a modern desktop browser—nevermind the piddling ones on our smartphones. So Sprint's teaming up with software firm Lookout to make your pocket browsing safer.

Lookout's safe browsing app will be available in Sprint's Android market, checking the URLs you peruse against a database of known malicious hotspots—a simple popup window will warn you to steer away if any flags are raised. [All Things D]