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Someone needs to craft a nasty bug for iPhones imo. It's about due.
Every app in iOS is sandboxed, and on top of that there's a fairly in-depth review process for submitted apps (moreso than Android's relatively open app market, at least). It's not surprising that there isn't malware on iOS.

OS X is a bit different, obviously. There is malware, but most I've seen so far requires explicit authorization from an administrator to install itself. Of course, social engineering is as large an issue as any security exploit out there.
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Take that history teacher!! Always saying how PC has loads if viruses and stuff...won't even let us bring a flash drive to class.
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inb4 mac fans defend the OS.
A day late and a dollar short, good sir. Better luck next time.

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They don't. Their users give it to them. STD - Stupidity transferred Disease.
 
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Every app in iOS is sandboxed, and on top of that there's a fairly in-depth review process for submitted apps (moreso than Android's relatively open app market, at least). It's not surprising that there isn't malware on iOS.

OS X is a bit different, obviously. There is malware, but most I've seen so far requires explicit authorization from an administrator to install itself. Of course, social engineering is as large an issue as any security exploit out there.
All sandboxes have been broken out of, and afaik all of them many times. Mac OSX has the benefit that users can't do anything on the OS at all other than very simple pre-defined tasks. Every time my teacher tries to do anything on his Mac in front of the class he gets asked by 80,123 dialogs if he is "sure" he wants to allow something to happen. And people whined about UAC...
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Microsoft, Google, Samsung. They should all create it.
Im sure apple could find a way to sue for patent infringment if that was done.
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All sandboxes have been broken out of, and afaik all of them many times. Mac OSX has the benefit that users can't do anything on the OS at all other than very simple pre-defined tasks. Every time my teacher tries to do anything on his Mac in front of the class he gets asked by 80,123 dialogs if he is "sure" he wants to allow something to happen. And people whined about UAC...
I have but one response:


Pretend it's good 'ole BSD.
 
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