Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Wednesday December 14, 2011

Malicious Android Apps Double in Six Months

Heh, all this talk of global infection rates sounds more like a zombie movie than a mobile malware warning. big grin

Meanwhile, Android users are increasingly at risk--like users on all mobile platforms are--of unwittingly clicking on links that lead to malware and phishing sites. "The global yearly likelihood of an Android user clicking on an unsafe link is 36 percent (6 percent higher than July 2011)," the report says. "In the United States, the likelihood is higher than the global average at 40 percent."