How many malware instances are on rooted devices vs Google-approved?
Two-thirds of Android anti-malware scanners failed to protect against a range of malware in independent tests. AV-Test put 41 different virus scanners for Android through their paces. Almost two-thirds of these scanners are not yet suitable for use as reliable products, identifying less than 65 per cent of the 618 types of …
Like, perhaps, sorting out the bullshit "let this application access everything, or don't install it" idea. Decent security may be a pain in arse but when people start loosing money they'll soon wise up to it.
I know that doesn't stop malware, but it mitigates the risk considerably. There pught to be a permission to run as a service also, they could phrase it as something like "do you want this app running all the time?" though I suppose that would interfere with the bullshit miltitasking that modern phone OSs have meaning you can't close a program without jumping through hoops.
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