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Also, comparing security of different OSs is a pretty poor way to measure security. Even so, it entirely believable that a sandbox/Unix derivative would have better security but this article is fail by itself.

I find it funny how Trend Micro is calling iOS 'sandboxed', when almost every Android app runs on a virtual machine.
    
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I wouldn't be surprised if it's true simply because iOS is a more matured platform. However, from what I've read, I don't think Android has had as many, IMO, critical problems such as extremely poor transmission security issues that plagued iOS for a long time (if they've even fixed it by now, haven't read up). I'm inclined to agree, though, that the basis for their assumption is flawed and, also, they can't really be trusted as a source when they have a product for one phone OS, but not the other.

I don't really like Google or Apple, but, simply based on the fact that Apple has a tendency to ignore/disregard/downplay/lie about issues, security or otherwise, with their products, I'd feel more secure as someone who used Android than iOS, as I would at least be aware of a security issue and could take my own preventative measures until a fix was found.
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I can't wait till they release a anti-virus for Android from Trendmicro.
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I can't wait till they release a anti-virus for Android from Trendmicro.
Already have.
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Couldn't you jailbreak the iPhone by just visiting a website?

Yeah, sounds secure...

(yes aware it's adobes fault)
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yeah. malware.

last time i saw malware on a phone, was... oh right. never.

moving on.
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yeah. malware.

last time i saw malware on a phone, was... oh right. never.

moving on.
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Is anyone ever going to believe anything from an AV company that fails almost every test that it is products are put up against?
Yes. People, for the most part, are stupid and/or ignorant.
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yeah. malware.

last time i saw malware on a phone, was... oh right. never.

moving on.
yeah. genocide.

last time i saw genocide in a Africa, was... oh right. never.

moving on




Just because you haven't seen it does not mean it doesn't exist or isn't a problem that may well be faced in the future!
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Is anyone ever going to believe anything from an AV company that fails almost every test that it is products are put up against?
+1. Thank you. I wouldn't take security advice from those who fail in keeping a network secure.
    
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