Android Tops In Mobile Malware
Heavy is the head that wears the crown. Android is dominating the smartphone market, but it's also dominating the mobile malware market, according to a study issued by the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI.
Android devices accounted for 79 percent of malicious attacks documented in the study. On the other end of the spectrum, Apple devices accounted for less than 1 percent of threats.
According to The Verge, about 50 percent of the malware threats came by way of text messages that installed attacking apps.