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Submission + - Infosec experts prefer iPhone over Android (boxfreeit.com.au)

sholto writes: "Why do security types prefer iPhones? Apple still wins the security contest due to a tighter app approval process, patented device-wiping technology and 'probably the most successful use of public-key cryptography in publicly controlled hardware devices'.

Meanwhile, Android users face a lag of up to six months a lag of up to six months for firmware updates on cellphones sold through carriers.
'A lot of security folks have moved away from Android for that reason alone,' says Australian data security expert Adam Pointon."

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