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Is The iPhone Safer Than Google's Android?

Forbes, By Kenneth Rapoza

In the battle between smart phone rivals iPhone and Android, the iPhone’s closed operating system makes it less open to viruses, and therefore a lot safer than the Google Android, says Sergey Golovanov, a malware researcher at Kaspersky Lab in Moscow.

Techies like Golovanov might know that Android is a malware accident waiting to happen, but most people walking around with it do not.

Especially when it comes to security breaches done through fake quick response codes, or QR codes (crossword puzzle looking bar code scan-able by some smart phones), the iPhone is a lot safer, he says.

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