Nations with the most mobile malware

Nations with the most mobile malware

There are 2 comments on the Click Orlando story from Apr 16, 2013, titled Nations with the most mobile malware. In it, Click Orlando reports that:

Security threats from mobile malware are on the rise and nearly 95% of targets operate on the Android operating system, according to a new report from NQ Mobile.

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ann deroid


#1 Apr 17, 2013
mobile malware is widely exaggerated. i own a rooted android phone since 2010, and instead of using 'google-approved' apps from its apps store i often resort to bootlegged ones provided by russian sites - so technically i'm doomed _IF_ all those malware fear-mongering stories are true. while that's not something to be bragged about, no serious threat's in sight so far. i dun use antivirus. only a combination of ad-blocking app and firewall.
ann deroid


#2 Apr 17, 2013
btw russian sites providing (most if not all bootlegged) mobile apps can be a good indicator, although not so scientific, of which mobile platform is popular with the masses (read: pirates). here's the rank according to them:
1. android
2. symbian
3. java (including feature fones)
4. ios
5. windows mobile
6. insignificant others liek palm and webos, motorola's ezx (iianm, it's the first linux on mobile) and kjava, harmattan, familiar (old, not the one based o android)

yup, there are no windows phone and blackberry and bada and tizen and firefox and ubutnut :p

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