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Google kind of, sort of, addresses Android Malware

Mar 07, 2011, 19:34 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

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"I prefer Google's Android over Apple's iOS for smartphones. I'll take my Droid 2 over an iPhone 4, even though my carrier Verizon, now supports the iPhone. But, if Google can't do better with its malware mess, I may be forced to change my mind.

"First, the good news. On Saturday, Google's Rich Cannings, the Android Security Lead, announced that:

"1. We removed the malicious applications from Android Market, suspended the associated developer accounts, and contacted law enforcement about the attack."

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