Malware infects 13 percent of North American home networks

Some 13 percent of home networks in North America are infected with malware, half of them with "serious" threats, according to a report.

By John P. Mello Jr., PC World |  Security, home networking, malware

Similar efforts were made in the past to address spyware problems in the Windows world, but the Android environment is a horse of a different color. "One key difference between these ad-funded Android apps and the traditional Window's variety is that the Android variety is being distributed from the Google Play App Store, which lends them considerable legitimacy," the report said.


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