Android Malware Grew 3,000 Percent in 2011: Report

Malware that specifically targeted mobile operating systems increased in 2011 as smartphones became more popular with enterprise users, as well as consumers. These cyber-criminals also developed affection for the Google Android OS, which saw the biggest jump in malware during the past 12 months, according to a new report from…

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Online dating fraud rises by 150 percent

While love might be in the air in the run-up to Valentine's Day, fraud on online dating sites has increased by 150 percent from 2010 according to a February 9 report from online businesses reputation protection service Iovation.  View full post on credit report fraud – Yahoo! News Search Results…

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US police fatalities up 13 percent in 2011

Author: Duane Wolfe By Greg Bluestein Associated Press One Oregon police chief was killed when a man allegedly took the officer’s gun and shot him in the head. A policeman in Arizona was fatally shot when he went to a suburban Phoenix apartment complex to help a probation officer. And…

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New Android malware surges by 37 percent

Malware designed to target devices running Google’s Android operating system have surged by 37 percent, says McAfee. According to the security firm’s Threat Report for Q3 of 2011, 60 percent of new samples of malware found last quarter were aimed at Android devices but this quarter saw this rise to…

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