Your cell phone is at risk, government wants providers to up security game

The FTC and the FCC are on a mission to better understand how phones get security updates The regulators are “concerned” about how quickly cell phone updates are issued once a bug is found They’re also worried about the fact that some people are left out of updates Though Apple has a better reputation for security than Google, it’s notoriously slow at delivering security patches to iPhone customers But, Android’s flaws are potentially worse than the iPhones and Google is largely powerless to fix