Friday, February 17, 2012

The Virus in Your Pocket: a Boom in Android Malware - The Daily Beast

An ironic endorsement for Windows Phone

Another thing to consider is what some researchers call “security through obscurity.” Apple computers and machines running Linux have always been safer than Windows PCs, simply because there were fewer of them, so hackers didn’t bother targeting them.

By this logic you might want to consider a device running the new Windows Phone operating system, which has only a few points of market share. The software itself is really nice. And Nokia, which is Microsoft’s top partner, has recently introduced some really nice handsets.

The Virus in Your Pocket: a Boom in Android Malware - The Daily Beast

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