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MarciaNWC
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10/9/2013 | 10:49:03 PM
re: Google: Don't Fear Android Malware
I think the mobile malware threat has been overblown but nonetheless, Apple's walled garden model is more reassuring than Google's CDC-like approach.
Byurcan
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10/9/2013 | 4:04:37 PM
re: Google: Don't Fear Android Malware
It may be somewhat overblown, but it's definitely not completely overblown. It's a problem.
Lorna Garey
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10/8/2013 | 5:39:11 PM
re: Google: Don't Fear Android Malware
I've also seen stats that like 90% of smartphone users have a few dozen apps in active use, at most, and the majority of them are high profile -- Twitter, Facebook, Candy Crush. That has to play into the low infection rates.


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