Android security threatened by malware; Google pulls infected apps

Mar 2, 2011
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app for Android devices, notes the myriad of infected apps, including publisher Myournet’s Super History Eraser, Hot Sexy Videos, Scientific Calculator and Dice Roller. As you can see, infected apps span the gamut, making it even more difficult for an end user to assess the danger of a Market app.

Lookout is one of the many security apps that have stepped in to fill some of the gaps of the Android Market, even launching an App Genome Report outlining trends around malware, security and other relevant marketplace behavior. The most recent report notes the rise of third-party app markets which further increase risks around mobile malware attacks, as global users seek to distribute and monetize apps on a larger scale.

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