• Apple says Android has up to 47x more malware than iPhone in continued pushback against sideloading

    9 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    Amid growing pressure from private companies and governments to allow sideloading on iOS, Apple is out today with a new security paper diving into real-world data on how malware is impacting mobile devices. Along with statistics like Android having between 15 and 47 times more malware than iPhone, Apple is making its latest case against sideloading with data and recommendations from the US Department of Homeland Security, European Agency for Cybersecurity, NIST, Norton, and more.
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  • Apple Says iOS is Safer Than Android Because Sideloading Apps Isn't Allowed

    Apple Says iOS is Safer Than Android Because Sideloading Apps Isn't Allowed

    9 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    In response to the European Commission's proposed Digital Markets Act, which could force sideloading of apps on the iPhone in Europe, Apple has shared an in-depth document highlighting the security and privacy risks of sideloading. Sideloading refers to installing apps outside of the App Store, such as from a website or a third-party app store.
    Apple's document, titled Building a Trusted Ecosystem for Millions of Apps, states that "mobile malware and the resulting security and privacy threats are increasingly common and predominantly present on platforms that allow sideloading." For...
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