Android: Malware Infestations for 2013
Rounding out the 2013 Year with More Android Virus and Malware issues.
- 2013-12-17 - Android and SMS Text Messages to China
- 2013-12-17 - Android Anti-Virus Unable to Kill Malware
Somehow, this is no surprise.
A previous Network Management article discussing Android Malware from 2013 - not a pleasant place to be. Nearly a new Android exploit was uncovered every 2 weeks.
A recent article in The Register mentions the dangers of Java and Android (which is based upon a Java port) on network clients:
Meanwhile, fully 99 per cent of all mobile malware discovered during the year targeted Android, as did 71 per cent of all web-based attacks on mobile devices.Android mobile devices are less expensive than the alternative - but there is clearly a price to be paid.