Android is one of the most popular mobile operating systems in the world. As a result, it’s also one of the most popular mobile operating systems to be targeted by malware writers. Malware aimed at Google’s Android platform increased sixfold during the quarter that ended in September, according to a report released Monday by Trend Micro. “What had been around 30,000 malicious and potentially dangerous or high-risk Android apps in June increased to almost 175,000 between July and September,” Trend Micro reported.
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