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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…