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Over 60% of Android Malware Hides in Fake Popular Apps

Like any popular platform, Android has malware. Google’s mobile operating system is relatively new, however, so the problem is still taking form. In fact, it turns out that the larger majority of threats on Android come from a single malware family: Android.FakeInstaller, also known as OpFake, which generates revenue by silently sending expensive text messages in the background.

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