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

Tuesday May 13, 2014

Malware Authors Target Android Phones

Oh come on, they act like a 388% increase is a lot. big grin

According to security firm RiskIQ's recent study, the number of malicious apps on the Google Play store increased by 388 percent from 2011 to 2013. Meanwhile the percentage of malware apps removed by Google each year went from 60 percent in 2011, to just 23 percent in 2013. The percentage of malware apps on the Google Play store jumped from 3 percent in 2011 to 9 percent in 2012, and to almost 13 percent in 2013, according to RiskIQ's research.