Google inability to push out security updates and patches to all devices has given Apple the upper hand when it comes to users very keen on their device’s privacy and security. The US’s Democratic National Committee (DNC) has advised Democrats to stay away from their Android devices, and instead pick an iPhone.
The DNC has particularly warned members to stay away from certain phones, especially those made by certain Chinese companies that have been known to be too cozy with the Republican-led government.
The DNC first chief information security officer (CISO), Bob Lord, said that Apple has a good track record of pushing out security updates and patches to its iOS. A good habit that ensured users remain secure online.
With Android, it is not that Google does not push out updates and patches; they do. The problem with Android is that Google makes it and gives it away to OEMs who then have the liberty to tinker with it, to their liking. The final Android that ends up on the user’s hands has more tweaks from the OEMs that Google no longer has direct influence as far …read more