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Your question is very confusing... I think you mean to ask 'why is iOS more protected from maleware than Android' If that is the case, you already touched on the answer. iOS is very locked down in terms of what a developer can access (and for our discussion, maliciously exploit). Android allows much greater access to more aspects of the OS and hardware thus ...


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First, Apple's App Store is the most restrictive App Store. Unlike Google play where more phone-badware is found. Second, apps cannot access other apps, it's like a php open basedir restriction, each app is an island. Third, it's all about statistics, more people use Android than Apple-iOS devices. Fourth, Android is more open, anyone can find exploits in ...


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I will compare Telegram and Whatsapp in 3 aspects: Storage of messages, encryption, and zero-day vurnerabitiles. In fact I will be comparing 3 technologies: Telegram's regular chats (which I will refer to as "normal chats", or simply "chats"), Telegram's secret chats, and Whatsapp. 1. Storage Let us assume that both Whatsapp and Telegram completely adhere ...


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One specific piece of data you can access with the "Phone State" permission is the IMEI/IMSI of your phone/sim card. This number is used to identify your device for target-ads (so the ad provider could tell whether you've already seen an ad). Since showing ads is a common business model in mobile apps, the "Phone State" permission being requested is as well ...



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