• Apple says side-loading apps could lead to iPhone security disaster

    8 days ago - By Tech Radar

    Apple has shot back at EU draft rules that would force the company to allow its users to sideload iOS apps on their devices. The iPhone maker has voiced strong disagreement with the proposal citing the prevalence of malware in the Android ecosystem, which it argues is a direct result of enabling side-loading of apps. “If Apple were forced to support sideloading, more harmful apps would reach users because it would be easier for cybercriminals to target them - even if sideloading were limited to third-party app stores only," claims Apple's new report that presents a threat analysis of...
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