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Increasingly virulent adware threatens Android user privacy

Antone Gonsalves | Oct. 25, 2012
Two ad networks, AIRPUSH and ADWLEADBOLT, indicative of the trend toward privacy abuse, says Trend Micro

The openness of the Android platform has made it a favorite target for malware. The quality and security of apps depends on the online market, which may not vet software before it is made available.

Android malware is a particular problem on markets based in foreign countries. In August, Argentina, Kuwait, Russia, India and Brazil, respectively, were the top five countries with the highest risk of malware download.

 

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