Hot Stocks to Watch: 5 Companies That Could Cash in on Android Malware

Report says 99% of mobile malware attacks target Android devices

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Hot Stocks to Watch: BlackBerry (BBRY)

Blackberry 185 Hot Stocks to Watch: 5 Companies That Could Cash in on Android MalwareHow many years has it been since BlackBerry (BBRY) was on any list of hot stocks to watch?

But while BBRY is down in the dumps now, security is its thing (that and physical keyboards), which could come in handy if Android malware becomes a larger issue.

See, no one cares all that much about security these days. Sure, the Pentagon does, but most people take smartphone security for granted and many companies have grown lax on mobile security.

But if cyber criminals take advantage of the current state of affairs to launch the kind of high-profile attack on Android that steals headlines like the Windows PC siege did, BlackBerry might suddenly find its “uncool” smartphones in demand again based solely on their security cred.

BBRY is so low these days that any increase in business could move the needle. So if Android malware becomes a widespread problem, BlackBerry may again find itself as one of the hot stocks to watch.


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