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Cheetah Mobile: 99% of Android phone users faced a potential threat

Almost all Google Android phone users faced a potential threat in 2014, according to Cheetah Mobile
By: Michael Hatamoto | Hacking & Security News | Posted: Apr 21, 2015 4:09 pm

A whopping 99 percent of Google Android phone owners faced a potential threat from cybersecurity loopholes, according to the Cheetah Mobile 2014 Mobile Security Report.




Mobile users faced a number of different phishing scams, malware attacks, and data leaks in 2014 - and social network phishing is evolving, posing even more threats that users should be aware of.


Android, the most popular mobile operating system, has been applauded for its open source ecosystem - which also gives cybercriminals the ability to easily create malicious tools. Cybersecurity experts recommend running an anti-malware scanner, at the very least, to help identify potential threats that could be avoided.


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