“Responding to a question about malware on the Android platform, FrAndroid reports that Google’s Android head Sundar Pichai gave a surprisingly frank answer to an audience at Mobile World Congress,” Ben Lovejoy reports for 9to5Mac.

We cannot guarantee that Android is designed to be safe, the format was designed to give more freedom. When people talk about 90% of malware for Android, they must of course take into account the fact that it is the most popular operating system in the world. If I had a company dedicated to malware, I would also be addressing my attacks on Android. – Google’s Sundar Pichai

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MacDailyNews Take: Android. Bend over and “open” wide.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz” and “boecherer” for the heads up.]

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