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We Cannot Guarantee That Android Is Designed To Be Safe

Since Pichai took over, there has been a much bigger push of Google services. Google isn't admitting that security isn't a priority, you're making that up entirely; a. PBXtech (Posts: 1032; Member since: 21 Oct 2013) I've done all that and never had a problem. Moron! More about the author

We won't be responsible for any unwanted consequences. To its credit, Google removes malware as soon as it's been discovered and written about, though the damage by then will have already been done. Rowan09 While it's water resistant I don't know if I would actually put it in water since it's not waterproof. Let's check it out: iPhone 7 Plus vs FabFocus 1 2 3 4 Hot Phones Apple iPhone 7 9.3 Review HTC 10 9 Review Samsung Galaxy S7 9 Review LG G5

While Android's popularity does make it an attractive target for malware creators, there's no denying the fact that, at its core, Android is less secure than iOS or Windows Phone for On android at least you have the choice. U need root and a custom recovery installed (prefer TWRP). That doesn't mean that windows doesn't have virus.

Android is open source, iOS is closed source. posted on 27 Feb 2014, 17:01 19 Reply 13. What do you think apple considers jailbreaking? The front door is open, the side... Sponsored Links

I imagine it's like using Windows though, you just have to use your brain when you're downloading things and if something seems dodgy, don't install it. One is more secure than the other. akki20892 (Posts: 3901; Member since: 04 Feb 2013) I'm interested in Android posted on 27 Feb 2014, 20:03 0 Reply 44. Apple acts quickly to fix problems as soon as they are aware of them.

Android's susceptibility to malware is often ridiculed by the Apple camp and even Apple's own executives aren't immune to this. If not, I will probably switch to the note for 2 years to give it a try. Operating systems are very complex, and security issues happen all of the time. That's still pretty damn small.

Android is on more devices but as I stated there's no way to tell how many are phones, tablets, hdmi sticks, etc. Posted February 27, 2014 by Armando Orozco The answer Google’s Head of Android Sundar Pichai gave today, to a question regarding Android malware at Mobile World Congress (MWC), will surely raise Warren Siegel - 3 years ago Reply Not only is Google the new Microsoft, but they're using the same arguments. Continue to site » CompanyAccount|My Kaspersky Products & Services Online Shop Blog Trials Support Partners About Kaspersky Lab Deutsch English (Global) English (UK) English (US) Español Español (América) Français Polski

Most people don't write malware just for kicks, they do it to mine personal information and I know it sounds like an excuse ("Oh our system is the most popular, therefore Part of that skill is in how you present yourself and your product. We cannot guarantee that Android is designed to be safe, the format was designed to give more freedom. I would argue that it's the best way for a platform to be secure, because every researcher in the world can inspect it, every developer in the world can inspect it,

I think dload will be about 900mb. That seems to be changing with this new update to the PlayStore app (http://bit ly/1pA86w2). App A uses READ_SMS to receiving incoming text messages and display in larger text for better reading, the INTERNET request is for in-app advertising for generating money. click site If I had a company dedicated to malware, I would also be targetting Android.

Rather than conceding that Android was less secure on account of it being a more open platform, Pichai articulated that the open nature of Android actually works to make the OS Notify me of new posts via email. And sure you can have a security vulnerability there, but that doesn't mean Android isn't secure.

what a dumb answer… any lame dumb can hack into an android phone and rip it inside out… http://mhikl.wordpress.com mhikl That’s funny.

I say especially relevant because the devices actually being used are the ones most vulnerable to attacks. Sign In Remember me Forgot your password? Android is insecure but it does not need to be this way. Man, where would I be without you telling me what my experiences have been like?

LikeLike Dominic Powell (@dampowell) - 3 years ago Reply You guys don't even sip the sauce, you swallow it whole and ask for more. Its actually has 3 GB ram and better build. How are you not getting this? The iPhone doesn't bend easily it takes some force to actually bend the frame.

But that didn't stop the numbers reported shipped being 3.9 million, just that the number sold was a million less. B) I guess facts are "crap" to you. So you make an insecure OS and people should trust you why now? Love the phone though.

Hell no. ✪ aidan harris ✪ Ubuntu and Android afaik both share the same kernel (although I'd imagine it's slightly modified for both OS's). We go to great lengths--the depth of work in Android to make it secure; the depth of work done by Google Play...Google Play automatically scans and verifies thousands of applications for View THe Guide iOS View THe Guide Android View THe Guide Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Database Licensing .

Android is a secure operating system with loop holes malware authors exploit where they use Android’s own functionality against its users. There are pros and cons to everything. HP, Staples & Costco Black Friday 2016 tech deals revealed Six big projects that went open-source Newsletters Sign up and receive the latest news, reviews and trends on your favorite technology Any link?

felixtaf I seriously hopw its not the same tech (water proof/resist) like S4 Active. In regards to Samsung, while they make the hardware they are still using Googles software. Finally, I like that it's water resistant out of the box, thus I don't need a bulky case just to quickly take under water pics/selfies, in conjunction, less worries when I'm Android has holes and security issues that have never been resolved.

While the exploit may have been there the chances that any large number of people were targeted by using it is slim to none, as long as you used secure networks Share: Tweet Follow: Follow @iDownloadBlog We Recommend Phil Schiller points to new mobile security report criticizing AndroidApple choice of 58% enterprises, Android choice of 97% malwareAndroid Malware Up a Shy 472% Chuck Finley It's 1.8% though. All iPhones have been high end when they were new, and sold at a price point reflecting that.