Apple Argues Against Allowing App Sideloading By Pointing Out Android’s Malware Figures

Apple said today that one of the reasons it does not allow app sideloading or the use of third-party app stores on iOS is because of privacy and security reasons, pointing to the fact that Android sees between 15 to 47 times more malware compared to its app ecosystem. The Record reports: Apple says that the reason its iOS devices are locked into the App Store as the only way to install applications is for security reasons, as this allows its security teams to scan applications for malicious content before they reach users.

Link: Apple Argues Against Allowing App Sideloading By Pointing Out Android’s Malware Figures
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