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Attack Turns Android Devices Into Spam-Spewing Botnets
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Tibor Klampar
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Tibor Klampar,
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12/20/2012 | 3:03:09 AM
re: Attack Turns Android Devices Into Spam-Spewing Botnets
Android.. Dream come true for malware developers..
johnitguru
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12/20/2012 | 12:36:36 AM
re: Attack Turns Android Devices Into Spam-Spewing Botnets
EXTREME MicroKlunk Redmond FUD!

99.9% of all Android users do not use 3rd party download sites.
They use Google Play which is 100% safe from malware.

No matter how much Mafiasoft FUD is spewed, NO one is going to be stupid
enough to buy a WIndoZe 8 Virus Trap phone that reboots 25 times a day
and freezes up constantly.

kjhiggins
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12/19/2012 | 8:15:15 PM
re: Attack Turns Android Devices Into Spam-Spewing Botnets
These types of scams are fairly rudimentary, but worrisome: when these attacks become more convincing and sophisticated, the Android platform could provide the bad guys massive numbers of prospective bots.

Kelly Jackson Higgins, Senior Editor, Dark Reading
ukjb
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ukjb,
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12/19/2012 | 8:01:42 PM
re: Attack Turns Android Devices Into Spam-Spewing Botnets
FUD
Stick to Google Play and you will be fine.


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