Virus Attacks Malware Increases 400%, Android Devices Still Being Prey

Speaking of the operating system, there is always the vulnerability certainly overshadows the user and the device with the world’s leading OS. Mobile platforms increased significantly since the last few years, where the Android OS into a mobile operating system most widely used worldwide. Of course with the growing number of users of smartphones and Android tablets also contributed to the high number of malware attacks.

Over the last 2016 years, unknown malware attack has increased by 400% from the previous year, and as you can guess, Android OS became the most dominant OS attacked by malicious programs. The data quoted from the report ‘Threat Intelligence Report’ released by Nokia.

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Of this fold increase of up to 4x, known smartphones accounted for 85% of the total number of infected devices, where the majority are smartphones running the Android OS. It is quite reasonable, because the more the number of users will be the more malware attack.

But there is good news too, where attacks against Windows-based PC devices decreased from the previous year. Known, the decline in the number of attacks of PC devices because distressed high number of smartphone users are increasingly more. The mobile device today is a bit much to replace the functions of a PC.

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But there is good news too, where attacks against Windows-based PC devices decreased from the previous year. Known, the decline in the number of attacks of PC devices because distressed high number of smartphone users are increasingly more. The mobile device today is a bit much to replace the functions of a PC.

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