Android's built-in malware scanner detects just 15 per cent of threats

Danny Palmer
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Jellybean's in-built software has a long way to go but shows promise, says computer scientist.

Android's own malware scanner only detects a fraction of threats to the Google device operating system, according to the results of one researcher. A short report published by Xuxian Jiang, professor...

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