HP: 90 percent of Apple iOS mobile apps show security vulnerabilities

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by ronjor, Nov 19, 2013.

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  1. ronjor

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    So much for that walled garden.
     
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    Yet they don't seem to be getting exploited. But, if HP said it it must be true o_O
     
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    Android is no better. The biggest issue I see is the myriad of permissions Apple and Google are allowing these apps to have. It is senseless to me to download a simple little game and find it has a full page of permissions it supposedly needs. Couple that with the fact that these tablets and smartphones are basically homing devices right out of the box, and there is a recipe for trouble. I own a Nexus 7 and am appreciative of the fact that there are programs to reign in these permissions, but I have little faith in the safety of these devices because of such issues.
     
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    I understand your point. But the lack of exploitation does not mean that something is secure. Mobile malware and exploitation is just starting to grow and will only keep growing.
     
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