Third Party Malware Attack is a Major Android Phone...

A recent study came up that showed that ninety-seven percent of mobile malware is from the Android smartphone arena. However, it does not mean that this operating system is not safe. The [...]

2015-01-07

By Admin

Third Party Malware Attack is a Major Android Phones News

A recent study came up that showed that ninety-seven percent of mobile malware is from the Android smartphone arena. However, it does not mean that this operating system is not safe. The applications that are available in Google Play store hold well in almost all the conditions. The company follows the necessary safety procedures while allowing the software to become a native application.

The problem however lies with the third party application. With The market of the operating system forming a majority of the total smartphone usage, the incident of malware is a prominent Android Phones News in recent times.

Malware is software that is designed to disrupt a computer and in this case the mobiles. It sends the phone into a continuous reboot cycle. The following are the ways to understand how they work:

  • These malware comes as an application that has a large amount of data files. While you install it they, have a legitimate activity in the forefront along with the real culprits hidden in the background. They come with a timer that will initiate the bug and once installed the phone collapses.

  • In order to recover itself it reboots and a code with the bug allows it the timer to go off initiating a continuous set of rebooting. The only way out is to perform a factory reset but in the end, you end up losing data.

  • To make things worse, some of the bugs target the phone's Package Manager and Activity Manager. It affects all the programs and functions in this area. After this attack, the entire device is rendered useless.

  • These bugs often attach themselves with prominent third party website and thus get advertised over reliable sources. The users may not even suspect that they are downloading malware.

In case you are thinking regarding the safety of the Android based mobile phones then you can relax as the instances of this happening are very low. It can be attributed to the following facts:

  • The chances of occurrence of malware in third party applications are as low as one in a thousand.

  • They form a whopping eighty seven percent of the total smartphone market

  • The company is acting fast to omit this error.

The developers are fighting hard to get the things in place for the users. Meanwhile, the users should play caution in downloading content and software in their mobile. Never go for a download that is from unrecognized sources. While using third party applications go for the feedback before any download.

2015-01-07

By Admin



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