Researchers Report Surge in Android Malware

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According to a new report from Juniper Networks, the amount of Android malware continues to soar.

"In a blog post yesterday, Juniper found that Android malware has soared 472 percent since this past July," writes CNET News' Lance Whitney. "In particular, October and November have seen the fastest rise in Android malware since Google unveiled its mobile platform, according to Juniper's Global Threat Center."

"And Juniper lays the blame at the foot of Google," Whitney writes. "'These days, it seems all you need is a developer account, that is relatively easy to anonymize, pay $25 and you can post your applications,' noted the blog."

Go to "Android leads the way in mobile malware" to read the details.

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