The danger of having your Android handset come preloaded with malware is rising, especially if you live in Asia and Africa and are on the market for a cheap, low-level phone.
We recently encountered a high-risk Android app detected as ANDROIDOS_STIP.A in Chile.
A new, more sophisticated and more stealthy version of the NotCompatible Android Trojan continues to strengthen one of the most long-lived and advanced mobile botnets ever to exist (since mid-2012).
It's unfortunate, but true: we live in a world where even if we buy a brand new mobile phone, it's no guarantee that it's malware-free.
97% of the top 100 paid Android apps and 87% of the top 100 paid Apple iOS apps have been hacked, according to Arxan Technologies.
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