Google kind of, sort of, addresses Android Malware
Mar 07, 2011, 19:34 (3 Talkback[s])
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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."