Mobile phone security moves in slow motion
BetaBoston - 08/05/2015
iPhone users have it better, because Apple designed all the hardware and software, making it relatively simple to build and test software upgrades and security patches. But even Apple must have its software tested by the phone companies. So fixing an iOS security bug can take a long time too. “Multiple weeks are minimum,” said Collin Mulliner, a research scientist in mobile device security at Northeastern University.