Android Malware Attacks Rose Up to 74% Since Last Year

The targeted Malware attacks on Android enabled phones and tablets rose up to 74% since 2010 if reports are to be believed. The sneaky code and tracing scripts are parked smartly by the developers in the apps. It can capture and misuse the information by routing it to third party sources. In extreme conditions the Malware code is designed so robustly that it can bring all user operations to stand still and make the device near dead in just about no time at all. The popularity of the platform too has grown exponentially amongst the users and it is perhaps beaten iOS in many features too.

There has been surge of antivirus apps to deal with such an ordeal and users should always ascertain to download it or other apps from the official Android Market apps store only. It can curb down the possibility of downloading the applications from unauthorized sources. As a best practice one should look to read through the online reviews of the app before downloading it on the native devices.

The well designed Android malware attacks are slowly becoming the order of the day. If an end user follows the best practices outlined above then should be able to deal with the attacks. However, constant updates of the antivirus apps will hold the key in sustaining the security.


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