Rodderik at XDA developers has responded to the latest news of the malware viruses on Android with a quick at a forum post here following the investigation by Justin Case of AndroidPolice, which creates a dummy file at /system/bin/profile. These apps were released to the Android market with the intent to root your device, steal your data, and open a backdoor. This applies not only to phones, but to all Android devices. Even though many of the apps have been pulled from the Android Market, there are still dangerous copies circulating the internet. AndroidPolice has been reporting about this dangerous virus in their article: A list of offending apps can be found at the original AndroidPolice article, and also via Lookout security's blog. We'll follow this report as more news arises.