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Comment: FUD. Must be a slow news day (Score 2, Interesting) 137

by thammoud (#43808527) Attached to: Android Malware Intercepts Text Messages, Forwards To Criminals

From TFA,

Although Doctor Web doesnâ(TM)t say so, the good news here is that Pincer2 is not likely to be very prevalent. It has not been found on Google Play, where most Android users should be getting their apps, and appears to be meant for precise attacks, as opposed to being aimed at as many users as possible.

In short, this malware threat isnâ(TM)t one that you will likely be hit with, but it is an interesting example of how Android malware is evolving.

Comment: Re:Isn't this to be expected? (Score 2) 242

by thammoud (#42598647) Attached to: IT Job Market Recovering Faster Now Than After Dot-com Bubble Burst

In the financial software industry. We hire both software developers and financial operational support and have job openings for both. For every 50 support resumes we get, less than a handful of Java developer applies. There is a huge demand for Java developers in Chicago. I would assume the same applies to other parts of the US.

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