On Fri, 16 Sep 2011 15:13:23 -0700 (PDT) Androiddevil wrote:
if you want to compete with Apple the apps must be better and the
market must first be checked for malware before the app will be
Now there is many Malware in the market. Example: an app named Spyeye.
You must be prepared for apps that doing it's job Automatically after
installing. Now there is malware that works when you open the app but
in the future it goes Automatically.
No, the architecture which is more secure than apples needs improving
and the never ending search for bugs continues. It is a big ask though
to prevent local attacks from a purposefully installed app, more so
apps. Personally I'd like to see Google do something with maemo as a
more traditionally linux as a seperate venture without java by default
alongside Android and with daily updates. If you add something from a
non open source repository, it's your fault. I think it may get more
backing from the Linux community, especially security wise.
Unfortunately success needs commercial closed apps, even if most do the
same job as a website.
The difficult part is pleasing the customer with lots of easy to make
apps. Java is not good for security but it helps prevent buffer
Only if all apps are open source can you possibly have a good idea of
what an app is doing. The only real difference with Apple checking these
apps is likely to make is for the apps to be more devious about hiding
their true functionality.
Proactive is better than reactive.
I certainly prefer Googles proactiveness to Apples even if it needs to
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