Thursday, October 3, 2013

Russia ranked first in the world in the number of infections Android-devices - Reuters

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MOSCOW, October 3 – RIA Novosti. Russia was in first place in the world in the number of identified cases of mobile devices based on Android malware with the index of more than 3.5 million cases, writes , referring to the study of antivirus products, “Doctor Web”. – IT-Portal of sites RIA Novosti >>

In second place with 1.8 million was in Saudi Arabia, the third position with a value of 1.7 million is Iraq. Ukraine with the index 670 000 positives – in fourth place. In the U.S., only registered 76,000 cases of Android-devices.

Total for September 2013 when scanning on-demand users on mobile devices, Android was recorded more than 11 million cases of detection of malicious software, and more than four million cases of malware detection.

most common threat to the Android operating system are a family of Trojans Android.SmsSend. The second highest number of known variants are Trojans family Android.SmsSpy, the third – spyware family Android.Spy. It is also very common Trojans Android.DownLoader, Android.Backdoor, Android.Gingersploit, Android.Basebridge and Android.Fakealert, as well as various promotional tools, such as, not a virus Tool.SMSSend, not a virus Tool.Rooter and not a virus Adware.Airpush.

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