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Mobile Malware Up 163 Percent In 2012, Study Says
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Logan
Logan,
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4/30/2013 | 8:41:45 PM
re: Mobile Malware Up 163 Percent In 2012, Study Says
It's obvious that malware is becoming a serious issue for mobile, but I'm not convinced that security software for our phones is the answer. Sometimes common sense is
enough to avoid this garbage. And when it's not, I would hope that app stores and ad networks (two of the biggest spreaders of malware) will have adequate filters in place to prevent infection. Google Play has made some progress on this front just this past year, and so has Android ad network Airpush... http://blog.airpush.com/how-ai...
PJS880
PJS880,
User Rank: Ninja
4/26/2013 | 3:14:45 PM
re: Mobile Malware Up 163 Percent In 2012, Study Says
That is kind of surprising;
with the iPhone being the leading mobile device on the market I would imagine
that they would have the highest statistics for malware. It also makes sense that
China is the number country with the highest percentage of attacks, I imagine
there mobile device per capita is extremely high. These numbers are only going to grow with time
as the mobile device industry explodes at a continual pace.

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