The open source Android operating system long has been considered by security experts to be the mobile OS most vulnerable to security threats, but iOS is just as vulnerable, Marble Security has found. However, the two OSes expose users to different types of threats. The perceived greater security of iOS rests on Apple’s control of app distribution rather than on any inherent superiority of the OS over Android, Marble said. Marble analyzed the vulnerability of 12 million Android and iOS apps.
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