Linked by Howard Fosdick on Mon 21st Nov 2011 07:28 UTC
Bugs & Viruses "What happens when anyone can develop and publish an application to the Android Market? A 472% increase in Android malware samples since July 2011." A study by The Global Threat Center over at Juniper Networks details mobile attacks that are increasing both in numbers and sophistication. This contrasts to the iPhone, more secure in part due to Apple's proprietary hold over the platform through its review process.
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B. Janssen
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Having reviewed vs untested repositories would at least help users make more informed choices, IMO. And it wouldn't have to impose a totalitarian grip ala-apple.

I have a business idea for you right here: open an app shop, guarantee malware screening and take a little fee, e. g. 1$/month. Considering how popular subscriber AVS are on MS Windows, I think that could work. You can thank me later ;)

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