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Comment: Re:Market Share (Score 1) 269

by ashpool7 (#46886083) Attached to: Report: 99 Percent of New Mobile Threats Target Android

in regards to iOS, the store and the OS are inseparable

in regards to Android, the OS allowing side-loading is the avenue that allows malware to enter

technically, it might matter as to if you say it's an OS issue or a "platform" issue, but practically, the nature of the OSes make the difference on this issue moot

+ - The gift that keeps on giving: Snowdon files report NSA broke most encryption-> 1

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An anonymous reader writes "“For the past decade, N.S.A. has led an aggressive, multipronged effort to break widely used Internet encryption technologies,” said a 2010 memo describing a briefing about N.S.A. accomplishments for employees of its British counterpart, Government Communications Headquarters, or GCHQ. “Cryptanalytic capabilities are now coming online. Vast amounts of encrypted Internet data which have up till now been discarded are now exploitable.”"
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+ - N.S.A. Foils Much Internet Encryption->

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An anonymous reader writes "The New York Times is reporting that the NSA has "has circumvented or cracked much of the encryption, or digital scrambling, that guards global commerce and banking systems, protects sensitive data like trade secrets and medical records, and automatically secures the e-mails, Web searches, Internet chats and phone calls of Americans and others around the world, the documents show."

"The agency, according to the documents and interviews with industry officials, deployed custom-built, superfast computers to break codes, and began collaborating with technology companies in the United States and abroad to build entry points into their products. The documents do not identify which companies have participated.""

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