The Department of Homeland Security is warning that Google’s Android OS is a major target for hackers and represents the single largest target for security issues having 79% of the malware for mobile platforms targeting Android. By contrast Apple’s IOS has only 0.7% of the malware focused on trying to exploit that much more secure platform.
Trying to save money by buying an android based phone? It may cost you big time when you get hacked! Homeland Security: Hackers Love Android| Wall St. Cheat Sheet