99 per cent of Mobile Viruses for Android

Tagged: Android, iPhone, Symbian, Virus, Technology
Source: Fudzilla - Read the full article
Posted: 29 weeks 5 days ago

"It seems that if a virus writer is going to bother writing a hack for a mobile, they are only going to do it for Andriod. A new report from security outfit F-Secure said that virus writers are ignoring the chance to download a complete Coldplay collection from Apple phones and are instead writing code for Android... More than 99 per cent of viruses are being written for Android with only two new ones written for the iPhone or Symbian this year. To be fair, we are not taking about a big threat to mobiles. F-Secure detected just 277 new threat families, of which 275 honed in on Android. Of the remaining two, one targeted iPhone and the other set Symbian."

 

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Tivon
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Makes you think about what kind of phone to get if you want it secure.

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