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Is Apple's walled garden showing signs of erosion?

Matt Kapko | Oct. 1, 2015
A rudimentary malware attack that infected hundreds of iOS apps before Apple caught on puts a spotlight on security and brings into question the market perception that Apple's platform and devices are inherently safer than rivals' products.

In the future, smart users should be more vigilant, but unfortunately Apple's control over its ecosystem means customers have little recourse when breaches occur. "Users should be more worried, and unfortunately there's nothing they can do about it," Anderson says. "It's great if your big buddy Apple does everything for you, but if they screw it up there's no way to solve the problem yourself."

 

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