PH among top countries for Android malware detection
Malwarebytes has published their State of Malware Report for 2017, showing that the Philippines as one of the top countries when it comes to Android malware detection.
According to the report, the Philippines is top 6 (out of 10) at 4.25% when it comes to the distribution of Android malware detections by country. Leading the list is the United States, accounting for 12.74%.
“The high prevalence of Android malware detections in developing countries can be attributed to the extensive use of relatively unsecured third-party app stores in those countries.” said the report.
That said, Android users should be careful when downloading apps/APKs from unreliable sources. To be safe, just download your apps through the Google Play Store.
Hit the source link below for the full report.