Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Mobile Malware: A rising threat

 Although most malware targets Windows based machines Mobile OS malware is on the rise. Today around 21 app's were removed from the Android market place and Android phones are the world due to malware being discovered inside the app. Reports say the malware app's had a large amount of downloads. Like much Windows malware they came in the form of cracked/pirated apps.

 As you can see when a OS rises to popularity malware writers start targeting it. Some reports have said the infected apps were pirated versions of popular mobile apps. Remember to always get the legal version of every app you have, mobile or desktop versions.


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