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Mobile security researchers are teaming up to share samples and data on malware targeting the Android platform. The Android Malware Genome Project, spearheaded by Xuxian Jiang, a computer science researcher at North Carolina State University, aims to boost collaboration in defending against the growing menace of mobile malware …

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Anonymous Coward

Stupid name of the year award?

Seriously, I'm a geneticist (biological) and find it revolting they're using "genome" for this.

Fucking PR jockeys.

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Re: Stupid name of the year award?

Do you also object to the term evolution when it is used to describe PC's, phones or malware, as quite evidently they are 'intelligently designed' ?

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Anonymous Coward

Re: Stupid name of the year award?

No

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Re: Stupid name of the year award?

Totally agree - pointless use of the word

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