As technology trends towards portable ways for communication more people access email, facebook, twitter and other online services through their mobile phones rather than the traditional dektop computers.
The operating system market saw Android taking lead with 27% over IOS (Apple) running along with 19.5%.
|Market share for Mobile OS|
An increased in the amount of malware and virus targeted towards phone handsets running Android Google's OS has correlated with the increase of Androids market share.
According to Kaspersky news on their site ninety nine percent of all mobile threats were targeted towards Google's Android operating system running on phones.
As of the second quarter of 2012 the graph from kaspersky indicates a sharp increase in malware/virus.
|Kaspersky graph on Malware levels|