Android for all its insecurities, for a novice user who is not particularly keen on exploring around, chances of staying safe are pretty high. That is primarily because Google has set up the Android platform in such a security protocol that only recommended apps from Google Play Store get installed.
Google tries to make sure apps from the Play Store are safe for users, and users are encouraged to keep their apps updated to seal any security patches and bugs discovered along the way. Microsoft as part of its Universal Windows Platform campaign is also taking the same route.
Currently and as has been a tradition on Windows, you can install any third party apps or Win32 apps. If anything, Win32 apps are popular than Microsoft approved apps available on the Windows Store; Windows Store is a recent development that came with Windows 8 and took root in Windows 10 PC.
In the upcoming Windows 10 Creators Update, Microsoft has added a new feature that will prevent installation of bloatware. The new feature currently in tests will warn users each time they try to install apps, not from …read more