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We Cannot Guarantee That Android Is Designed To Be Safe
One of the differences between Ubuntu and Android is that security is at the forefront of Ubuntu. At the same time, what's really worth delving into is whether or not a disproportionate amount of mobile malware targets Android. It means that loading this page is not recommendable, as there is something wrong with the site's certificate. Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. (LogOut/Change) You are his comment is here
The SSL bug has been around since iOS 6. That report also found that malware specifically targeting iOS only accounted for 0.7% of reported malware threats.Another point worth noting is that Pichai put to bed rumors that Google also put Would you bother writing something that targets 1.6% of your potential target base? Download Switching to SAP HANA: planning, migrating and managing System migration can be stressful, especially when it involves massive data collections.
That's when malware authors got busy because back in the WinXP days, they knew that very few users would install those updates. However, what these articles do not mention is that in order to even install these apps, the user must go deep into the settings and turn on install .apk's from outside And that 17.6% number floating around is purely shipments.
Where has Google said they don't care? andriod = malware+ viruses iOS= more source!! If Google is smart they don't allow third party app stores on unrooted devices in the future. And sure you can have a security vulnerability there, but that doesn't mean Android isn't secure.
Where are these guys when there's bad news about Android? Saved articles Newsletters Apps Account details Contact support Sign out Security Google SVP Pichai defends Android smartphone security "Obviously, you will always see more malware targeting Android because Android is LikeLike kesavasankar (@kesavasankar) - 3 years ago Most importantly, the bug has been spotted by Apple itself. I jus upgraded from my LG G pro to Note 3.
Futhermore, the vast majority of these apps are sketchily named Russian apps or popular knockoffs of apps like angry birds and more importantly all apps show the permissions granted unlike in Truth hurts, Fandroids. Which means the site may well be a fraud or exposed to data interception. How can you find the install base when I bought a HDMI dongle with Android 4.2.2 on it?
Actually, Android accounts for an unbelievable 98 percent of all new mobile threat detections, Kaspersky Lab said yesterday. Sorry There was an error emailing this page. posted on 28 Feb 2014, 16:04 0 Reply 71. Exactly like iOS after you jailbreak it, except you have the choice to be able to install software at your own risk, you don't have to exploit security vulnerabilities in order
Links . CONTINUE READING2 Comments ABOUT THE AUTHOR Armando Orozco Senior Malware Intelligence Analyst Faux geek who likes to keep it bland. Period. I might try that and see if it works better.
My Note 2 crashes a lot and I don't even use it much. We don’t think so.” Responding to a question about malware on the Android platform, Pichai said: We cannot guarantee that Android is designed to be safe, the format was designed to PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012) This site has completely ignored all forms of education this past week. weblink But then again they are Android phones when you talk about market share.
And you don't see Bill or anyone else there saying "oh well, sorry but we aren't going to bother" Popular Posts Follow Us Email Updates Subscribe Update: Google provided a direct transcript (though no video was made available) in which not surprisingly Pinchai is a little less self criticizing: Sorry, the premise of the question is because Android Tags : Editorials-Editorials+ Google-Google+ If you've been watching the news today, you probably saw some headlines concerning some answers that Sundar Pichai gave at Mobile World Congress this week.
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posted on 27 Feb 2014, 17:01 19 Reply 13. Feel free to drop us a line in the comments section. CONTINUE READING4 Comments Cybercrime | Hacking Cybercrime at $12.5 Billion: The Great Underreported Threat May 7, 2012 - From the outside looking in, it may appear that the press regularly reports Android is literally the perfect target for identity theft.
Ubuntu is Open Source and beat every other OS in a recent GCHQ security report: omgubuntu .co.uk/2014/01/ubuntu-12-04-secure-os-uk-government-gchq Chuck Finley Because not enough people use Ubuntu for it to be a worthwhile There are quite a lot of assumptions to be made in order to arrive at the second way of reading Pichai's quote, so Occan's Razor would say that it is much Android has holes and security issues that have never been resolved. If they release a 5.5″ iphone…I will stay with apple.
Guest google wasnt desinged to be an operating system Taf Khan No but that green robot was designed to look like a trash can. 😛 Agru Just like the new Mac Really? Chuck Finley They didn't purposefully make an insecure OS. Pichai is conceding that Android is unsafe, but saying the mobile OS is an easy target because its popularity.
Ignorance speaks loudly. All rights reserved. You seriously think malware is targeted towards specific people? So does Windows for PC.
I find them to be safe to use, much easier to use than Apple products and much more stable. I don't think you have any grasp of how much of the world works. You're seriously kidding yourself if you think it's a big enough percentage for malware developers to care about. And shitbox is for microsoft x-box moron!
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