Many Harmful Android Apps Wear a Friendly Face, Study Warns

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PCs have been the victims of malware, spyware, and viruses since their inception. Why would mobile devices be any different? Since smartphones are, essentially, becoming mini-computers, a warehouse of open-source applications is a prime target for even amateur hackers.