Sources: TheNextWeb, Department of Justice [PDF]
quote: AT&T and Verizon are odd budget services?
quote: Retro and Reclaimer Android Wonder Douche powers activate!
quote: Its not a big deal... 79% of the malware is targeted at the top 80% market leader...
quote: That makes sense, especially as the 0.7% found on iOS devices matches Apple's market share..... err... hang on...
quote: If you like the Google hands off anything goes approach then malware is part of the package
quote: Pretending that all mobile platforms are the same when it comes to malware and it's massive concentration on the Android platform is just some sort of reflection of market share is just plain silly.
quote: How Android fares over the next few years is going to be interesting.
quote: But apparently you don't get how percentages work. If one platform has a large percentage of more users, it's only logical it's going to have a higher percentage of infected machines.
quote: Tony, you were saying that years ago!
quote: great. now because of this we have to put up with Tony gloating...
quote: China where unofficial third-party app stores have taken over, because they can't afford/don't want to pay for Google Play apps. So they're basically willingly installing apps that are high risk.
quote: I am by far not an Apple fan, but I find it funny that Android's biggest fanboys on this site are basically telling people to use their Android phones like an iPhone to prevent malware.
quote: If you only use Google curated apps, how does that make Android any different than iOs?
quote: Enjoy your malware guys.
quote: Again, this is not a case of security through obscurity.