1. srikanth reddy4's Avatar
    Hacker claims Windows Phone the most secure smartphone OS - WMPoweruser
    I don't know if I can share the link. But just want to share the topic.
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    11-11-2015 03:25 AM
  2. Pete's Avatar
    This has been known for a long time. Ever since Windows Phone 7.
    11-11-2015 03:45 AM
  3. RumoredNow's Avatar
    Old topic, but still worth discussing.

    FWIW, webOS was also very secure. Like Windows Phone, some of that comes from being relatively small compared to iOS and Android. I dare say Blackberry, Ubuntu Touch and Sailfish are secure.

    The divergence from the other fringe choices for Windows Phone is a focus on device security. Having spent time on webOS, Ubuntu Touch and Sailfish, I can say that there are definite avenues of hackability. A more open OS and general sharing of permissions between the core and Apps.

    With Windows Phone the strict limits of what a 3rd party App may do, see and affect has intentionally bolstered security. IMHO, it has also turned off a lot of developers. The "hackability" also makes it easier to code Apps that have broad system effects that a more closed system simply does not allow.

    It's a trade off.
    11-11-2015 12:02 PM

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