One reason iPhone is better

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Phonefanman, Jul 3, 2016.

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    Always something :) Next bad thing apple does and the forum has "i can't believe apple, im switching to android" threads will pop up :) We will see how the unencrypted kernel is going to end up for apple.
     
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    According to the article it has been patched. There will always be vulnerabilities in software and they patched the vulnerability, what more can you ask for?

    On an affected device it still requires physical access to that device using a supercomputer to brute force the password.
     
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    Thanks for pointing out that iOS is a little more secure. I had no idea.

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    #TheFappening

    60 Minutes shows how easily it is to hack into a phone....
     
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    Could you stop with the dumb iOS vs Android threads please.
     
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    He won't. But I agree
     
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    Slightly
     
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    Higher installed base, higher vulnerability. Hackers have already exploited iPhones with jailbreaking since 2007, so how could anyone believe any platform is more safer than the other? You read articles from websites thinking of more security when hackers can spy through your front cam and invade your privacy as you read this.

    People want security when they leave fingerprints all over the net with personal information. It is like putting #8086 as your PIN code because you read four years ago it was the rarest used from an article. After people read it, now it becomes more common and less insecure. So why bother using #8086 when someone is already telling you it is the rarest used? Don't be so gullible, McFly!

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    What zero day vulnerabilities actually exist for iOS 9.3.3? Sure no platform is safe through social engineering and sure some malware has slipped through the App Store but not as prevalent as android. At this point Apple has made iOS a fairly secure platform to where even the government needs help hacking older versions.

    If you leave your house keys under the front door and a thief finds them and enters your house, do you blame the lock manufacturer?
     
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    99% of the time you hear about Android malware, it's either from apps that were side loaded or from a Chinese app store. If you stick to Google Play, you're about as safe as you are with the iOS App Store.
     
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    Google are not as rigorous in screening apps as Apple are. There is quite a lot of malware in the play store. However I think the average user is safe enough. I would still use a virus scanner on an android device.
     
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    Agreed, getting real tired of these types of threads. Use what works for you and let others enjoy that same freedom.

    "The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion"
     
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    Well, at least the Op posted an article from Ars Technica, which is pretty reliable and which examines advantages/shortcomings of both Android and ios.
     

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