Security company says 30% mobile malicious programs from 10 Russian companies
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The increasingly rampant use of smart phones is worth noticing. Original title: 30% Mobile Malware from 10 Russian companies mobile security company Lookout Mobile Secure said in Def Con, 30% of mobile malware is from 10 Russian companies. The malware program is mainly for Android users, and the main profit-making means is calling value-added numbers. Although most of the revenue has flowed into the 10 companies, thousands of of them have benefited. These affiliate members mainly spread malicious applications through websites, luring users to download seemingly legitimate mobile applications. These affiliate members earn 12,000 of dollars a month and often use social media such as Twitter to help spread mobile malware.
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