How To Preventing Malware on Android Market

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Android was highlighted because the latter began to bloom surrounded malicious program (malware). Action of this viral infection occurs even in the Android Market, where users install new applications. Users would not necessarily downloading malware. Because the malicious programs hiding behind the name is very popular applications, such as Angry Birds.

But actually it is a fake alias application. It's just that the victim is less nimble and did not investigate further, until eventually infected. Here are two quick ways given security firm Trend Micro to ward off malware infections in the Android Market:

1. Who is makers application 
Cybercriminals always follow what's popular applications, then they make copies. For example a malicious application for the famous game Angry Birds, made ​​by Rovio Mobile, malicious hoax ever made it from the developer Logastrod. 

To ensure the application has a reputation makers, a check is how the developers give a note on the application ever made. If the developer is poor information, the better you ignore to install the application.

Note the name of the maker. The picture above is the creator of Rovio Mobile (makers of the official Angry Birds).

 picture above, the name of the maker is different, namely Logastrod. Though offered the same game. So obviously, this is a fake game Angry Birds.

2. Rating dan review 
In the original application usually get a lot of ratings from multiple reviewers in the Android market, whereas a false application only provides less than twenty rating.
The more ratings and reviews are given, it means you enter a secured application page properly.

Quick tips above can be applied not only to ward off invasion of malware in the Android Market, but can also run on other platforms. Such as the BlackBerry, IOS, Windows, and others.


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