During the 2014 Apple World Wide Developer Conference, CEO Tim Cook claimed Android devices are a “toxic hellstew of vulnerabilities.” According to Cook, 99% of all mobile malware resided on Android devices and iPhones are the best choice for mobile safety.
Just how accurate were Tim Cook’s WWDC statements?
Listen to episode 154 of our security slice podcast and hear Craig Young and Tyler Reguly present conflicting views on the relative security of Androids or iPhones, discuss which device is becoming less secure instead of more secure, and the major difference between PC and mobile malware.
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