Juniper Networks: Android App Malware Increasing

The popularity of Google’s Android platform has allowed the company originally known for its search engine prowess to become a giant in the mobile industry. Android’s status as the most widely used mobile OS is certainly great news for Google, but it has also brought with it plenty of unwanted attention from unsavory sources. More specifically, cybercriminals have entered the practice of developing malicious apps and sneaking them into the app marketplace to place unsuspecting victims into their web.
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Developer’s Losing Interest in Android?

It’s no real secret that Google’s Android platform has been underperforming when it comes to apps. Yes, Android currently reigns as the most widely used mobile platform, but its apps have failed to reach the level of success that competitor Apple has achieved for various reasons. While Google’s app efforts aren’t completely underwater as of yet, recent surveys show that it is losing the favor of developers over time.
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