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New Android Malware Geinimi Hits Android Platform

Written By Blog PageRank 2 on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 | 3:36 PM

The Android platform which has noticed speedy enhance in malware attacks in the last year has been as soon as again targeted, this time by a Android Malware Attack Imagenew Android malware dubbed as Geinimi. California based security analysis firm Lookout Mobile Safety found the Geinimi by means of user postage in a forum and the security firm has said that it is the most decorated Android malware it has noticed till date.

The firm has also stated that this is the very first malware which exhibits botnet like functions and as soon as installed it is capable of taking substantial amount of personal information. The malware has come up in China and many infected programs have been sent to various Chinese apps shop.

Mobile Security: An Essential Issue
It is to be noted that in the last a single year there has been a substantial growth in malware attacks targeted towards the Android platform. In a report released by security vendor Adaptive Mobile earlier this month it was revealed that malware attacks have improved by practically 33% as compared to final year with Google’s Android platform witnessing the maximum rise of such attacks. Even so, the report also mentioned that infection rate of Android remained little as compared to other platforms.
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