Trend Micro’s mobile app reputation service has analyzed over 2 million mobile app samples collected from around the world and 293,091 of them have been classified as outright malicious, Ferguson said.

Almost 69,000 of those were sourced directly from Google Play, which offers around 700,000 apps in total, he said. “It’s not just Chinese and Russian app stores.”

via Researches: Android malware problem is not hyped | TechHive.

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