Dec 07, 2011, 10.50 AM IST | Source: Tech2.com

Android more vulnerable to malware than iOS

The popularity of Google’s operating system is increasing by the day, but it’s giving a directly proportional rise to ...

The popularity of Google’s operating system is increasing by the day, but while it continues its upward climb, reportedly its susceptibility to malware has been increasing, just as steadily. A new study by Fortinet has analyzed the malware content for this year and the company has observed a whopping 90 percent jump in malware content in 2011, as compared to 2010. This doesn’t indicate the number of devices that have been infected, but is simply a statistic indicating that there is malware out there on the Android Marketplace, waiting to infect Android smartphones and tablets alike. 

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