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Trend MicroIn 2012, the Android platform is five times ahead of Windows on the number of created malicious software for it – this is one of the key findings of new studies prepared by analysts Trend Micro Marlow, United Kingdom, January 28, 2013.

According to reports from Trend Micro, dedicated to the study of trends and cyber security of mobile devices (Trend Micro 2012 Annual Roundup and Mobile Security), in the 2012 range of targets of hackers has expanded to include not only PCs but also devices running Android, social media platforms and even Mac OS X.

In particular, at least for the last three years the number of malicious programs for Android caught up with the number of malware for Windows, created in 14 years. Projected Trend Micro, the number of threats for Android users this year will overcome the mark – 1 million. (more…)