Is Your Android Phone Safe from Hackers?

Android Malware
Android Malware
Android Malware

Reports come out frequently warning of the potential for Android phone users to have their devices infected with viruses and malware, but is it a threat worth buying software over? The companies telling you to heed their warning are often the same companies selling the software. While it is possible to have your phone infected through negligent use and downloading nefarious applications, the threat of a mobile virus epidemic doesn’t loom in the near future.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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