Malware hits ‘drive-by downloads’ on Androids

Just when you thought it was safe to grab your Android and leave the office, there’s a new Trojan lurking about.

The new malware called “NotCompatible” reaches the mobile devices through what’s called a “drive-by download” because you get it from an infected website.

Government Computer News reports it’s the first time an infected website has been used to attack Android devices.

Online Chat: Beth Killoran, deputy assistant secretary for Information Technology and chief information officer at HHS, on March 28.

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