Study blames OEMs for a lack of updates; ranks Nexus devices as the most secure. It's easy to see that the Android ecosystem currently has a rather lax policy toward security, but a recent study from the University of Cambridge put some hard numbers to Android's security failings. The conclusion finds that "on average 87.7% of Android devices are exposed to at least one of 11 known critical vulnerabilities."
Data for the study was collected through the group's "Device Analyzer" app, which has been available for free on the Play Store since May 2011.
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