Heres a look how this all works on Android phones: You can install Firefox OS apps from Mozillas online marketplace : Theres actually quite a bit of affinity between Mozillas smartphone platform and Googles. When Mozilla first started what is today called Firefox OS, it was actually implemented as Boot 2 Gecko on a few select Android handsets. Like Android, it runs on a Linux kernel as well. Ironically, its also similar to Googles Chrome OS as it too runs a web-based environment atop Linux.
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Mutant Malware Threatens US Android Phones
What's more, little Svpeng has moved out of its home in Russia and is now infecting Android devices all over the world, including the United States. MORE: Best Android Antivirus Software 2014 Moscow-based security company Kaspersky Lab, which first detected Svpeng , says that just a few months after its discovery, the malware already showed new abilities. For example, Svpeng gained the ability to remain hidden on infected phones until users access certain mobile banking apps. Svpeng blocked those legitimate banking apps from opening, and instead launched a fake interface designed to look like the real app. Disguised as a banking app, Svpeng prompted users to enter their banking credentials, which were sent on to the criminals behind the malware.
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