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April 01, 2017, 09:27:59 PM
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A recent report from Google states that the possibility of getting infected with Android ransomware is close to zero.

Even though some ransomware software may demand the paying of a ransom with a digital currency, such as Bitcoin, according to data from Google researchers, the odds of getting struck by lightning twice in your lifetime is higher than getting a ransomware Android app.

Full article: https://coinidol.com/google-about-android-ransomware-apps/


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oh yeah! and the probability to hack an Apple device is less than 0.00001% too!
unless you are,actually,a goverment agency who is spying on you
in this case it is 100%,also Google is not a third part in this
as it owns the Market,how can it's data be trusted is beyond me

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April 04, 2017, 11:42:13 AM
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oh yeah! and the probability to hack an Apple device is less than 0.00001% too!
unless you are,actually,a goverment agency who is spying on you
in this case it is 100%,also Google is not a third part in this
as it owns the Market,how can it's data be trusted is beyond me

It's not really about being hacked though, it's about ransomware in Android apps.  Google just do virus checks on the apps that enter the playstore and then they are automatically added (which is the way it should be).  Apple add the apps manually.  This is why they're clarifying that the play store is secure.

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