Mobile Technology

Android Top Target for Mobile Malware

Russia, China, India have largest numbers of infected phones


Security threats from mobile malware are on the rise and nearly 95% of targets operate on the Android operating system, according to a new report from NQ Mobile.

The mobile security firm, with headquarters in both the U.S. and China, estimates that nearly 33 million Android devices were targeted by malware in 2012—a jump of more than 200% from the year prior.