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Wed Aug 24 15:49:06 EDT 2011
Charles Szasz wrote:
> According to McAfee's Second Quarter report Android malware has increased by 76%. The following was reported by AppleInsider...
As with nearly any issue, there are many ways to present the data.
Here's another view of the same report:
Malware becomes the measure of success in smartphone market
Android takes the lead with disappointingly small number of
threats, as iOS struggles with none
I started a reply to some of the details of the report and their
implications here, but rather than make another one of my TL/DRs I
posted it to the LiveCode Journal blog instead:
The bottom line here is well summarized by the portion of the report you
"This increase in threats to such a popular platform should
make us evaluate our behavior on mobile devices and the
security industry’s preparedness to combat this growth."
Note that the report suggests no distinction of specific devices or OSes
there, but more wisely notes that such considerations apply to all
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