- 3,2 Million New Android Malicious Apps Detected Until the End of Q3 2018
3,2 Million New Android Malicious Apps Detected Until the End of Q3 2018
silversurfer > 11-08-2018, 05:52 PM
Quote:Roughly 3,2 million Android malware samples have been identified by G DATA's research team up until the end of Q3 2018, with an increase of around 40% relative to the same period tracked in 2017.
"Cyber criminals are increasingly focusing on mobile devices, especially those with Android operating systems," said G DATA in their analysis. "The reason: eight out of ten people worldwide use a smartphone with the popular OS, because these are often cheap to buy."
"The current coverage regarding spyware for Android smartphones is another thing causing uncertainty," also states You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login to view.. "The malware can copy a host of private data from a smartphone and read WhatsApp chats."
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