Android: Malware Magnet
In the last seven months of 2011, malware targeting the Android platform jumped 3,325 percent!
“The explosion in Android malware is a direct result of the platform’s diverse and open marketplace where developers are free to post their apps as well as growing market share, according to Juniper,” Rashid writes. “Google‘s market share in the mobile space, at 46.9 percent, is statistically the same as the proportion of Android malware detected by Juniper.”
Read More: 2011 Android Report: Malware
- The Virus in Your Pocket (thedailybeast.com)
- Malware threats targeting mobile devices doubled in 2011 (intomobile.com)
- Android could be a malware time bomb (report) (zdnet.com)
This entry was posted on February 17, 2012 by NetSecurityIT. It was filed under Android, data recovery, Exploit, internet security alerts, Malware, Malware Alert, Mobile Device Management, network internet security, network security solution, project management, virus protection, Vulnerabilities, Wi-Fi, Wireless Security, Wireless VPN, Zero-Day and was tagged with Android, Google, intomobile, IOS, Juniper, Juniper Networks, Malware, Mobile operating system, mobile platforms, mobile space, open marketplace, Percentage, system architecture, time bomb.