Android, apart from its other achievements, has done what consumer Linux distros couldn’t. It has attracted malware, which means that it is popular and hackers can see that. Ubuntu users must be gutted. The claim was always that Linux is hacker proof, but the truth is that hackers didn’t care, not enough targets or capacity for disruption.
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