Hackers Target Android Devices
Exploits for the Android operating system rose by 400 percent from 2009 to 2010.
A new report from AdaptiveMobile states that malware targeting mobile devices rose 33 percent in 2010.
"AdaptiveMobile's report found that identified exploits for Android surged 400 percent from 2009 but quickly added that the total number of Android exploits is 'still at a low level relative to older platforms,'" writes Enterprise Mobile Today's Larry Barrett.
"In fact, Nokia's Symbian saw its number of identified new exploits fall 11 percent and the iPhone saw a similar percentage decline," Barrett writes. "Windows CE-based viruses rose 7 percent while the number of exploits impacting smartphones running Java-based apps jumped 45 percent from 2009."
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