Woburn, MA – May 22, 2017 - The global nightmare of ransomware shows no sign of slowing down, with the volume of mobile ransomware rising over three-fold (3.5 times) during the first few months of the year, according to the Kaspersky Lab Malware Report for Q1, 2017.
CSO, By: Antone Gonsalves
The American Civil Liberties Union has called on wireless carriers to either take responsibility for Android security on the mobile devices they sell or let Google handle updates to protect the millions of people using the operating system.
Christopher Soghoian, principal technologist for the ACLU, also urged federal legislators to pressure carriers into reversing their dismal handling of Android security. Soghoian made his remarks on Monday at the Kaspersky Lab Security Analyst Summit in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
"If they want to control the software that runs on the device, then they need to take responsibility for the software that runs on the device," Soghoian told CSO Online. "If they don't want that responsibility, they need to give the control to someone else."
"Right now, we have the worst of both worlds," he said. "Where the carriers get the control and don't take the responsibility."
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