Android malware and mitigations

@article{MansfieldDevine2012AndroidMA,
  title={Android malware and mitigations},
  author={Steve Mansfield-Devine},
  journal={Network Security},
  year={2012},
  volume={2012},
  pages={12-20}
}
It seems that Android may have reached some kind of tipping point. The platform has been around for years, but its exploitation as a malware target has ramped up considerably in recent months. Figures for Android malware vary widely depending on whom you ask. Anti-malware vendors are usually dependent for their estimates on infections reported back by their software installed on customers’ devices. However, as take-up of anti-malware on portable devices is very low, the Steve MansfieldDevine… CONTINUE READING

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