February 16, 2012

The Virus In Your Pocket

Dan Lyons, The Daily Beast

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The first of Isaac Asimov’s three laws of robotics was that a robot may not allow a human being to come to harm. But apparently that little Android smartphone in your pocket didn’t get the memo. Mobile devices are becoming a top target for hackers, and the Android platform has been hit hard, with the amount ofmalware soaring more than 3,000 percent just in the last seven months of 2011, according to a new study by Juniper Networks.

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