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What everyone is saying about mobile OS security is wrong




On 03/18/2018 12:04 AM, Ryan Carboni wrote:
> http://www.zdnet.com/article/google-android-security-report-2017-we-read-it-so-you-dont-have-to-and-here-are-the-takeaways/
> Google Play has given Google more control over security. Like Apple's
> App Store, one central app distribution point gives Google more security
> control. Google noted that Android devices that only download apps from
> Google Play are nine times less likely to get a PHA than devices from
> other sources. Google Play Protect protects almost two billion devices.

Unspoken question:  Security against what adversary?

Certainly not Google itself, or the numerous State and Corporate
agencies Google partners with.

:o)




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