May 2011

Report: Android sees 400% surge in malware since 2010 - FierceMobileIT

Android malware has jumped 400 percent since the summer of 2010, says a new report from Juniper Networks Global Threat Center. 
The report contributes the malware surge to users who are "unaware, disinterested or uneducated" in mobile security. In addition, a large number of downloads are coming from unknown sources and few smartphones are running security software. 
"Consumers can expect to see more advanced malware attacks against the Android platform," according to the report. These attacks include "command and control zombies and botnet participators, devices that are remotely controlled to execute malicious attacks." Read more source, FieceMobileIT