8,400 new Android malware samples every day

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The Android operating system clearly dominates the mobile market, with a share of around 72 percent. In Germany alone, around 67 percent of smartphone owners use a device with an Android operating system (source: Statcounter). G DATA security experts discovered over 750,000 new Android malware apps in the first quarter of 2017. That represents almost 8,400 new malware instances every day… More at G DATA.

That’s quite a lot. Note: the company does sell mobile software specifically for this kind of problem, or you could just buy an iPhone.

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