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post #11 of 19
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This is the same argument that makes people buy Macbooks because they're "more secure" than windows. rolleyes.gif
I would call being able to rip open an iphone's security and jailbreak it by simply visiting a website a huge security breach, but you never see articles about that.

Then again, Engadget employees pleasure themselves to a picture of the apple logo so i'm never surprised at their articles about android.

You hold no valid arguement here.. Jailbreaking is nothing Apple supports...
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You hold no valid arguement here.. Jailbreaking is nothing Apple supports...
That was not his point. Learn2read.
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You hold no valid arguement here.. Jailbreaking is nothing Apple supports...
Android also does not support exploitation of a security bug...
Useless comment is useless...

Hope to see this patched up quickly!
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Online banking information?

Ok Engadget
This. Who saves their online banking information on their phone anyway. That isn't wisdom in the slightest.
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If you install any bank app and input your personal info... it's open source people... u know your gonna get hit.
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If you install any bank app and input your personal info... it's open source people... u know your gonna get hit.
Open source has NOTHING to do with this. Closed source systems are just as vulnerable, and possible more vulnerable. The problem that needs to be solved is the lack of standards for phone security.
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Google must have really pissed off engadget.... LOL
Its not that. Its just that the people at Engadget are the biggest Apple fanboys on the planet and will do anything to make the iPhone look better than the competition.
    
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Wow, some Android users get hostile fast.
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Someone could use this for good. Upon successfully acquiring "online banking details," display a popup that says "Thanks for storing your banking information on your phone. All your monies are belong to us." It may make 1 in every 4000 people second-guess their stupidity (the other 3999 will just panic).
    
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