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Malware Evolves and Android Needs to Keep Up


Android is constantly under threat of some security breach or the other. There are dozens of news stories floating about of how Androids are being subjected to malicious apps which steal data and/or unleash bugs and viruses onto the device. Of course there are a number of reasons for that too. The OS of Android is an open system, which means that third party apps can easily be installed and used. Forget jailbreaking the device, it’s already open to user customization, which though sounds refreshing also gives leeway for hackers and malware professionals to test out their skills. And so, Android spyware and cell phone spy remains a real issue for Android users. But if we are to look at current trends, we realize that the issues are only going to get worse if not quadruple.

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