19 New Families of Android Malware Appeared in Q2 2012

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F-Secure has released its Mobile Threat report for the second quarter of 2012 and, as expected, the numbers show that Android malware has continued its steady incline.

The figures from the paper reveal that a total of 5033 malicious Android app package files (APKs) have been identified in the past three months. Statistically speaking, the figure is 64% higher compared to the previous quarter.

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