Malware is pervasive in mobile apps, McAfee warns

02/20/2013 | ARN (Australia)

Cybercriminals increasingly are planting malware in legitimate-seeming applications, McAfee says, noting that three-quarters of infected apps downloaded by McAfee Mobile Security users came from the Google Play store. "Cybercriminals are exhibiting greater levels of determination and sophistication leading to more destructive, multi-faceted hacks that are harder to spot, and thus warrant a greater degree of security and vigilance," McAfee's Luis Blando says.

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