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A million cell phones infected by malware, experts find

Around one million mobile phone users in Greece are estimated to have malicious apps or malware installed on their devices, Upstream CEO Guy Krief told Kathimerini, shortly after the Greek firm’s security experts uncovered a suspicious China-made Android weather app.

Unwanted software is estimated to have cost mobile providers more than 2.7 million euros in 2018. This is because the seemingly innocuous apps use up an abnormally large amount of data from smartphones, thus making consumers more cautious about spending money on large data packages.


Defenx PLC (LON:DFX), founded in 2009 and listed on the London Stock Exchange, is an up-and-coming company in the mobile security sector which offers a wide range of solutions for the protection of smartphones, desktop PCs and laptops. 

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