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3/29/2012 04:15 PM EDT
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chanj0
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chanj0   3/29/2012 4:50:52 PM
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Apple is policing the apps that are submitted to apps store. I am sure they at least check the data traffic going between iPhone/ iPad and network. The policing process has increased the time to market of the apps. Nonetheless, it helps protecting the apps users. What policy has Google added? Is policing enough to keep malware and threat away? Is there other better criteria to keep yourself from "trouble"?

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t.alex   4/1/2012 8:46:04 AM
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I think for Google, once submitted the app is approved immediately. Chance of getting malicious app is high.

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old account Frank Eory   3/29/2012 5:07:51 PM
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Security was a factor in my decision to go with Apple rather than Android for my tablet and smartphone. I can't say that I have 100% trust and confidence in Apple's policing of apps, but on the other hand, the Android Marketplace is a wide open free-for-all.

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krisi   3/29/2012 6:37:28 PM
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Sylvie: where are the angry robots? anything below the title seems to be confined to malware...angry robots sounds much more exciting and was the only reason I clicked on your article ;-)...Kris

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toutou   3/30/2012 4:08:42 PM
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imbécile

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Kinnar   3/30/2012 7:27:52 AM
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Microsoft has come with Microsoft Security Essential, this was the long waited initiative from the Windows users. Also if the OS Developer works for working against threats that will be the best way for it. Google and Apple as well can focus their development and will be able to provide best possible security solution.

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krisi   3/30/2012 3:15:13 PM
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How is Microsoft Security Essential going to help? @kinnar...it sounds impressive but what exactly does it do? Kris

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prabhakar_deosthali   3/31/2012 11:33:27 AM
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What we need is some security in the network layer traffic itself by which a data packet coming from a malicious source can be quickly identified and destroyed there itself

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defendor   3/31/2012 4:38:03 PM
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and what you don't know... just to make eveybody extemely paranoid (anybody in the DOD listening?): The PRC, Indian, and Arab Foreign Intellegences Agencies have covertly penitrated the ASIC and cellphone driver develop teams, and have buried undocumented hardware registers and software backdoors under several layers of obfucated and poorly written code to bypass security layer. how would you ever know they didn't? their code sucks so badly it would take an army of engineer to decode it and translate it back into something readable... Example: send SMS message to cellphone Y. security is kicked off and cellphone enters zombie suck downmode for uploading spy applications: malicious hacker video and audio steaming from your iphone to any location on the internet. malicious hacker fake battery powerdown to shut off your phone while you are talking about something don't like. Malicious hacker wifi packet sniffer or stealing online passwords for any computer on your private wifi network.

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defendor   3/31/2012 4:40:42 PM
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Malicious hacker gps tracker. so the indian, arab, and chinese foreign intellegence spy agencies that are finding you your next job know exactly where you are at to harass you. %@#@%^$%@#EWHWGDFGHDV$^%#%^@#$%!RG$%$^sfgkjdlkfg35jn1 crazy but strangely possible? strangely true to life? hmm....

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defendor   3/31/2012 4:52:45 PM
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what's that? you didn't notice the special, "DISABLE-NO-EXECUTE" opcode they inserted into the ARM-core RTL buried beneath layers of obfuscated memory BIST and DFT modifications to the licensed ARM-core RTL?

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wilber_xbox   3/31/2012 5:01:42 PM
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Security venerability can be a dangerous for the android OS in the long run. Loss for someone is gain for another, so i do see an opportunity for mobile Windows OS here. Historically, Windows OS is not something you would think for a stable and reliable system but they can change this.

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GREAT-Terry   4/2/2012 7:57:28 AM
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It tells again the open system indeed is not a good idea at the end. I think people has to think about Apple's strategy of doing everything by its own and have tight control on the software (apps) publications.

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pinxlin   11/2/2012 1:32:54 AM
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Propose a meeting to discuss and raising the issue on OS & Free Software is to be given. Not enough to fix the problems that Microsoft has led to the platforms. It should consider the issue of security with greater depth and breadth, otherwise errors remain on the Cloud. The remnant of McAfee in the comments, makes stressed upon who will be the biggest seller of OS: whether Microsoft (who has acquired McAfee as support platform, and the same time reflects the main exponent of malware for PC-Desktops) . So persuade the user regarding Apple in the field of practical and avoiding the negligences regarding technical support, leave the firm uncovered on a Ideal course. No what happens under Android platforms that are so criticized and reviled, how the same Google. "Recalling the various demands on operating platforms, become increasingly visible his achievements as each company's offer, even without the consent of any engineer would approve of it." Even, we must not fail to remember that the new Microsoft operating hardware on Android, it does not stand out.

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