According to research company SourceFire, which specializes in IT-security, today in iOS has the largest number of vulnerabilities.
Experts attribute this to the closed nature of mobile platforms Apple, as well as its growing popularity, says ZDNet.
Windows Phone has little of interest to hackers due to a small market share, Android is an open OS, so to “break her interested.”
In addition, due to the openness of the Google OS attackers will not have any difficulties in creating malicious software that careless users install themselves.
Despite frequent reports of the spread of viruses and other malicious programs to Android, it was found that the number of vulnerabilities found in iOS, is several times the number of other mobile operating systems combined.
Experts have found in iOS 210 vulnerabilities, which is 81% of the total number of vulnerabilities of mobile platforms, the same time in Android identified 24 vulnerabilities in Windows (here means all mobile Windows) – 14 and 11 in the BlackBerry.
Despite the fact that the corporation Apple continues to develop and release updates of their software, the number of vulnerabilities in iOS each year continues to increase. According to experts SourceFire, this can be explained by the fact that cybercriminals can not place their malicious design online store App Store because of its high level of security, so they are looking for loopholes in the firmware itself.
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