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DroidDream

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Android's popularity makes it open target for malware, says study

The popularity and openness of Google's mobile OS has led to a 90 percent jump in malware targeting Android devices this year, says security vendor Fortinet.

By December 6, 2011

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Apple iOS is safer than Android, McAfee says

Apple's mobile OS is more secure than Android, but malware poses an increasing risk to all mobile devices and platforms, according to a new report from McAfee.

By December 2, 2011

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Googler: Android antivirus software is scareware from 'charlatans'

Modern mobile devices don't suffer the same vulnerabilities as PCs, and those selling antivirus software for Android, iOS, and BlackBerry OS shouldn't be trusted.

By November 18, 2011

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Android leads the way in mobile malware

Android tops the charts in mobile malware, largely due to the failure of Google's Android Market to properly review apps before they hit the marketplace, says a new report from Juniper Networks.

By November 16, 2011

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Android leads the way in mobile malware

Android malware is up 472 percent since July, according to a study that blames the lax review process on Google's Android Market.

By November 16, 2011

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Android users twice as likely to see malware than six months ago

Apps infected with malware grew five-fold since January, Lookout mobile threat report finds.

By August 2, 2011

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Android Trojan records your phone conversations

The malware is launched after a user tries to place a call. The conversation is stored in the .amr file format, research at CA say.

By August 2, 2011

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More malware targeting Android

Google pulls Trojanized Android apps, and researchers warn of malware in alternative Android markets in China and of an Android version of the Zitmo banking Trojan.

By July 11, 2011

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Malicious apps removed from Android Market

Mobile security firm Lookout reports that about two dozen apps were found to contain malware. Google has not yet commented.

By May 31, 2011

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Reports: Google yanks infected Android apps

Company pulls 21 mobile apps from its Android Market and people's Android devices after finding they were infected with malware called DroidDream, according to enthusiast sites.

By March 2, 2011