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When it comes to Apple, there’s long been a perception among some engineers that the company’s products are simplistic from an engineering point of view, while marketers drool over the simplicity, beauty and general air of magical revolution.
Clients often wonder how they got infected by a virus or malware? They have some sort of protection for one or both but however commit or allow the infection themselves. Free is Free, you get what you pay for. Here is an example of the latest threat and how they got it.
“It has been discovered how the botnet is installed. You have to download a pirated app, such as Photoshop, and then give the pirated installer administrator privileges.”
For years Macs have had the reputation of being less susceptible to malware than PCs. According to a new report, that also holds true when it comes to iPhones.
Research by Finnish security firm F-Secure looked at reports of mobile malware detected in the first quarter of 2014. Of the 277 new threats detected, they found that 275 were aimed at the Android platform – while only one targeted iPhones. (The other was for Nokia’s defunct Symbian software.)
For those keeping score at home, this means that 99% of mobile threats are aimed at Android. That number is increasing too. In the same three month period in 2013, just 91% of new mobile malware was aimed at Google’s mobile platform.
iPhones, for their part, benefit from Apple’s stricter security measures. The single instance of iOS malware detected by F-Secure was designed to target jailbroken iPhones – meaning that the majority of iPhone users are 100% safe from mobile malware.
How’s that for a statistic to throw out the next time someone tries to make a point about the merits of Android vs. iOS?
Source: International Business Times