June 28, 2013

Juniper Research Finds Much Malware Getting Through the Door on Android Devices

Juniper Networks is out with its 2013 Mobile Threats Report, and it includes some disturbing news for users of Android devices. According to the report, a whopping 92 percent of mobile threats (which include more types of threats than just malware) are aimed at Android devices--a number that has nearly doubled from 47 percent in 2012.

According to the Juniper report, more Android attackers are finding ways to make money with their mischief, too. There are many non-Google app stores that house infected applications, and one of the fastest growing types of Android malware is the type of attack that includes a bogus installer.

 

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