The mobile software space, however, is moving quickly and developers tend to push out bug fixes, including security issues, quite often. For that reason, users should update their software as frequently as possible and always look out for system updates. Updates are typically delayed by all the steps required to update an Android device, said Jon Oberheide, chief technology officer of Duo Security, a mobile security provider.
"Patching is still an issue on mobile devices...but it's getting better," he said.
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