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Smartphone Malware To Increase In 2013
2012-12-16 06:05:03

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Two firms specializing in mobile security are predicting that handheld devices, especially those powered by Android, will be hit hard by malware in the year ahead. According to BGR's Dan Graziano, the folks at Lookout Mobile Security reported Thursday that an estimated 18 million devices running Google's operating system might become infected with some type of virus, spyware, or other mobile malware in 2013. The odds that users...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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