The Most Mobile Malware Award Goes To ... Android

By Robert Vamosi | 3/11/13 3:47 AM

According to one antivirus vendors, Android is host to 96 percent of all mobile malware.

In a report from F-Secure, there were no new malware families reported for iOS, J2ME, BlackBerry or Windows Mobile at the end of last year, strongly suggesting that malware development has solidly locked on Android systems. Android appears to be taking shares away from Symbian, the previous malware record holder. In final quarter of 2012, Android malware jumped from 49 to 96, while Symbian malware dropped from 21 to just 4.

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