With the iPhone, Apple’s smartphone, and the Amazon Kindle, smartphones have taken over the world.
The next big step is to find a way to buy the most advanced smartphone that is compatible with the latest Android, iOS, and Windows operating systems, according to a new report by a cybersecurity company.
Hexaware Technologies says its new research finds that “hundreds of thousands” of smartphone models with chipsets from Huawei and Samsung have been infected with the malware, which it says could be responsible for at least a dozen incidents, mostly related to data breaches.
“The prevalence of malicious Android malware is increasing rapidly and has become a problem for OEMs,” the report says.
The company says that “many of these malware campaigns are being perpetrated on the Android operating system by a single actor, which we call the Android Ringleader.”
The company’s report also says that while its findings were based on its own analysis, it says it has corroborated other cybersecurity researchers’ findings.
“We believe the prevalence of Android malware and related campaigns is increasing quickly,” Hexaware said in a statement.
The report notes that “Android users often report malware infections from compromised phones, and they report this in the form of phone calls, text messages, email, and so on,” as well as from “other malicious devices that are not necessarily infected by Android malware.”
Hexaware says that it has been analyzing malware for at a high volume since early 2016, and it says that since the end of last year, it has found more than 1,000 instances of Android ransomware, which can be transmitted via SMS and web links.
It says that the ransomware can infect “a variety of devices, including tablets, laptops, smart TVs, and other digital devices.”
Hexense has previously found evidence of Android attacks targeting Apple devices.
Hexawareness has found that the malware infects “the majority of Android smartphones” with its Android Ringleaders. “
It shows that it’s possible to get an Android phone to install malware on your device.”
Hexawareness has found that the malware infects “the majority of Android smartphones” with its Android Ringleaders.
“As the prevalence and the sophistication of Android devices increases, we are also seeing a lot of malicious behavior being done by these malicious actors,” Wahlburg said.
Hextech, which was founded in 2013, says that its research suggests that “more than half” of Android phones running Android 8.0, or Marshmallow, or earlier versions have at least one Android malware infection.
The new report comes as Google and Apple continue to fight over Android security.
Apple has been pressuring Google to remove Android from the search engine giant’s search results and push Android users to use alternative browsers like Firefox.
But Apple has insisted that its browser is secure and that it is capable of handling malware.
“Google does not want you to think that the security of Android is at risk,” Google said in the statement to Reuters.
“Android has not been compromised and we are not at risk from malware.
We have been working closely with Google to make sure that the Android browser continues to work as it has in the past.”
In April, Google also said that the software giant would not block Android in search results because of the security risks of the operating system.
Google has said that it believes Android’s security is not as compromised as many other operating systems.
“No device is 100 percent secure and, in fact, Android is not a perfect operating system,” Google’s security manager Chris Vickery wrote in a blog post.
“Nevertheless, there are still ways for us to help protect you, our users, from malicious activity, and that includes not allowing Android in your search results.”