whoslefty says: You should probably avoid vague words such as ‘recently’ when warning about malware, as they’re the first indication of a hoax. Also, the information is pretty useless without removal instructions.
» SFB says: The post had a source link to an in-depth blog post which explained exactly what was going on. LookOut is a reputable security company for mobile platforms with a stellar reputation, and they don’t make stuff up. As they note, Google removes malware from the company’s store once found, which they did in this case. — Ernie @ SFB
BlackBerrys were in fact considered in the survey but given very few respondents reported being a BlackBerry user, their numbers were not statistically relevant. Of those considering themselves smartphone owners, only 9 percent reported being BlackBerry users.Tucked away in this Obvious Survey is Obvious post over at POLITICO, which shows President Barack Obama has a commanding 49-31 percent lead over Mitt Romney among iPhone/Android users, is one of the saddest statistics about Research in Motion we’ve ever come across (via hypervocal)