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Malware Discovered in Android Market

Mar 03, 2011, 15:06 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Needle)

"The growing popularity of app stores for mobile applications has attracted the attention of malicious hackers hoping to spread malware that could potentially compromise a user's security and expose personal information.

"The latest example is a report that Google had to scramble this week to pull at least 20 applications from its Android Market after the website Android Police reported that they were infected with malware.

"I just randomly stumbled into one of the apps, recognized it and noticed that the publisher wasn't who it was supposed to be," explained a post at Android Police."

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