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Max Virus Found In Free Top 10 Android Apps

Everyone is aware of potential virus threats on the home PC or laptop. Utilizing an anti-virus program is standard practice. Unfortunately the same virus risks are present on Android cell phones and most users are totally unaware. Recently over fifty android apps have been identified with a new virus threat including the top 10 Android apps. These are estimated to have already affected over 200,000 users. As of May 2013 a reported 900 million Android phones have been activated and 48 billion apps downloaded from the google play store.
New Information
Recently researchers from a mobile security company announced they had identified a threat that could potentially affect every Android phone released in the past four years. The company went on to say that the virus threat had the potential to turn every Android device into a "zombie botnet."
How it Works
The hackers took 21 popular free apps and injected specific code. The apps were then republished. Within four days upwards hund…

Red Alert : Upgrade and get rescued from Virus attack on Android Operating system

The number of malicious applications for the Android operating system has increased compared to 2010, by 472%. This is the reality that transpires from a study published by the security company, Juniper Networks, which also indicates a particularly strong rebound this November, an increase of 110% compared to October.

Moreover, Spain is the seventh country in terms of number of terminals affected by viruses and malicious code. Has the time arrived when mobile phone users should start worrying about the safety of data?


"The first thing people should understand that your smartphone is more like a computer. By making a comparison, is much closer to the computer they have at home or office that were used 4 or 5 years ago, "said Confidential Vicente Diaz, senior analyst at Kaspersky Lab malware. Indeed, in 2011 we don’t use the phone as in 2004, the year that the first known cases of virus for came these platforms.

The utilities of smart phones are infinitely greater than that o…