Comments
yourfanat wrote: I am using another tool for Oracle developers - dbForge Studio for Oracle. This IDE has lots of usefull features, among them: oracle designer, code competion and formatter, query builder, debugger, profiler, erxport/import, reports and many others. The latest version supports Oracle 12C. More information here.
Cloud Expo on Google News
SYS-CON.TV
Cloud Expo & Virtualization 2009 East
PLATINUM SPONSORS:
IBM
Smarter Business Solutions Through Dynamic Infrastructure
IBM
Smarter Insights: How the CIO Becomes a Hero Again
Microsoft
Windows Azure
GOLD SPONSORS:
Appsense
Why VDI?
CA
Maximizing the Business Value of Virtualization in Enterprise and Cloud Computing Environments
ExactTarget
Messaging in the Cloud - Email, SMS and Voice
Freedom OSS
Stairway to the Cloud
Sun
Sun's Incubation Platform: Helping Startups Serve the Enterprise
POWER PANELS:
Cloud Computing & Enterprise IT: Cost & Operational Benefits
How and Why is a Flexible IT Infrastructure the Key To the Future?
Click For 2008 West
Event Webcasts
TrustGo Releases Q4 Mobile Mayhem Report
43% Growth in 'High Risk' Apps Underscores the Unique Nature of the Mobile Security Challenge

SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/10/13 -- TrustGo Mobile Inc. (TrustGo), a leading mobile security company, today released its TrustGo Q4 Mobile Mayhem Report, revealing a growing problem with malicious and risky apps on marketplaces around the world. The report, covering the months of October through December, includes information on 2.27 million apps found on 187 marketplaces worldwide. As part of its continuous, 24x7x365 monitoring of app markets, TrustGo's Secure App Finder Engine (SAFE) analyzed and classified each app into one of four categories:

  • Certified (Safe to download);
  • Malicious (Containing a virus, Trojan, spyware, etc.);
  • High Risk (Containing code that leverages granted permissions to create a security risk);
  • Low Risk/Noisy (Has potential to annoy users with excessive notifications or advertisements).

Highlights of the report include:

  • Dramatic increase in apps that are not conventionally considered malicious, but are categorized by TrustGo as High Risk -- 356,675 (Q3 '12) to 511,043 (Q4 '12), an increase of 43.2%;
  • More than 1 in 5 apps (21.1%) available worldwide have High Risk code that can compromise users' personal data, make unauthorized payments, push unwanted apps, etc.;
  • Google Play ranks as the 5th safest marketplace, though it currently hosts more than 60,000 High Risk apps;
  • China-based app marketplaces remain the most risky in the world with 39.2% of apps flagged as Malicious, High Risk, or Low Risk/Noisy. The Anzhi marketplace is China's riskiest major market with more than three quarters of all apps (77.6%) representing some risk to users;
  • Users in India, on average, have the most High Risk apps on their devices (3.0). Chinese users have an average of 2.4 High Risk apps per device.
  • The Aproov app marketplace, based in Europe, was the safest overall with only 2.0% of apps failing to achieve a Certified rating;
  • Games are the most common category in which to find High Risk apps. Worldwide, more than 178,000 game apps have the High Risk Security Rating, representing 44.5% of all such apps.

The TrustGo Q4 Mobile Mayhem Report, the 3rd such report from TrustGo since publication started in 2012, reveals the key status and trends in mobile app security. The app markets analyzed by TrustGo are accessible to an estimated 700 million smartphone users around the world. The report is accessible here: http://www.trustgo.com/en/q4-mobile-mayhem.

"Malware continues to be a problem around the world, but the real growth is happening in a category of apps we call 'High Risk,'" says Xuyang Li, founder and CEO of TrustGo. "These apps do not include malware in the conventional sense, but they are capable of a wide variety of behaviors that put users in danger. Importantly, it is practically impossible for users to distinguish High Risk apps from the safe ones on their own. This highlights the unique challenges for mobile security and further underscores the value of a robust, independent, mobile security solution like TrustGo."

About the TrustGo Q4 Mobile Mayhem Report
The TrustGo Q4 Mobile Mayhem Report was developed based on extensive research and data gathered by TrustGo Security Labs. Using our patent-pending App Reputation Technology, TrustGo analyzes all new apps uploaded to monitored marketplaces, usually within three to five hours. Using a combination of machine-based scanning and human analysis, each app is classified into four distinct categories: Certified (safe), Malicious (containing a virus, spyware, Trojan, worm, etc.), High Risk (Non-malicious, but obtains permissions that can compromise user security), and Low Risk/Noisy (May deliver excessive or annoying notifications, alerts or advertisements). As of December 2012, TrustGo has analyzed and classified more than 2.27 million individual apps, marketplace copies and app versions on 187 marketplaces worldwide.

About TrustGo Mobile Inc.
TrustGo, a Santa Clara-based mobile security company, provides Android users the freedom and confidence to find, download and use the apps they love, wherever they find them. Dedicated to providing the ultimate security platform for Android smartphones and tablets, TrustGo's app offers a comprehensive suite of advanced security and mobile device management (MDM) features to the consumer for free. In addition to protecting users against traditional threats such as malicious app activity, privacy breaches, identity leaks, device loss and theft, TrustGo prevents users from downloading dangerous apps through its Secure App Finder Engine (SAFE). TrustGo was founded by web security veterans in 2011. TrustGo is available now on Google Play (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.trustgo.mobile.security). For more information, visit TrustGo at www.trustgo.com

Media Contact:
Sharon Sim-Krause
Phone: 415.420.1889
Email: Email Contact

Joanne Seow
Phone: 858.699.4027
Email: Email Contact

About Marketwired .
Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Cloud Developer Stories
The move to the cloud brings a number of new security challenges, but the application remains your last line of defense. In his session at 15th Cloud Expo, Arthur Hicken, Evangelist at Parasoft, to discuss how developers are extremely well-poised to perform tasks critical for s...
As enterprises look to take advantage of the cloud, they need to understand the importance of safeguarding their confidential and sensitive data in cloud environments. Enterprises must protect their data from (i) system administrators who don’t need to see the data in the clear a...
It’s time to face reality: "Americans are from Mars, Europeans are from Venus," and in today’s increasingly connected world, understanding “inter-planetary” alignments and deviations is mission-critical for cloud. In her session at 15th Cloud Expo, Evelyn de Souza, Data Privacy a...
Bring the world's best IaaS to the world's best PaaS. In his session at 15th Cloud Expo, Animesh Singh, a Senior Cloud Architect and Strategist for IBM Cloud Labs, will share his experiences of running Cloud Foundry on OpenStack. He will focus on how Cloud Foundry and OpenStack c...
Enthusiasm for the Internet of Things has reached an all-time high. In 2013 alone, venture capitalists spent more than $1 billion dollars investing in the IoT space. With “smart” appliances and devices, IoT covers wearable smart devices, cloud services to hardware companies. Nest...
Subscribe to the World's Most Powerful Newsletters
Subscribe to Our Rss Feeds & Get Your SYS-CON News Live!
Click to Add our RSS Feeds to the Service of Your Choice:
Google Reader or Homepage Add to My Yahoo! Subscribe with Bloglines Subscribe in NewsGator Online
myFeedster Add to My AOL Subscribe in Rojo Add 'Hugg' to Newsburst from CNET News.com Kinja Digest View Additional SYS-CON Feeds
Publish Your Article! Please send it to editorial(at)sys-con.com!

Advertise on this site! Contact advertising(at)sys-con.com! 201 802-3021



SYS-CON Featured Whitepapers
ADS BY GOOGLE

Breaking Cloud Computing News

DALLAS, September 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --