“Mobile platforms are anything but safe from malware, based on the second quarter Threats Report from McAfee,” Rachel King reports for ZDNet.
“Android, in particular, was found to be the most vulnerable mobile operating system on the market, as malware targeted towards Google’s OS has skyrocketed 76 percent since the previous quarter,” King reports. “That’s a very sobering statistic for both Android developers and device owners.”
King reports, “McAfee went so far as to call Android the “most attacked mobile operating system,” surpassing Symbian OS as the most popular target.”
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