Android Malware

Chipp Walters chipp at altuit.com
Wed Aug 24 19:07:31 EDT 2011


One other point-- both those articles you reference are by those who make their living selling anti-virus tools.

Sort of like asking Keith Obermann's opinion of Sarah Palin (or vice versa)-- not much there one can trust.

On Aug 24, 2011, at 5:20 PM, "J. Landman Gay" <jacque at hyperactivesw.com> wrote:

> On 8/24/11 3:49 PM, Ralph DiMola wrote:
>> I must agree. I used a win98 laptop for 10 years with no AV SW and never had
>> a virus.
> 
> That you know of.
> 
> "To make matters worse, not only is much of today's malware initially undetectable by antivirus scanners, it may go unnoticed by its victims as well. Thanks to rootkits, alternate data streams, and other programming trickery, the majority of modern day malware lies well hidden on infected systems."
> <http://antivirus.about.com/od/securitytips/a/malwareonslaught.htm>
> 
> 
> <http://anti-virus-software-review.toptenreviews.com/malware-trends-according-to-symantec.html>




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