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Old 07-25-2013, 08:30 AM   #1
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LXer: Google strengthens Android security muscle with SELinux protection


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The upcoming version of Google's Android operating system offers several enhancements designed to strengthen handset security, particularly in businesses and other large organizations. Ars will be giving the just-unveiled version 4.3 a thorough review in the coming days. In the meantime, here's a quick rundown of the security improvements. The most significant change is the addition of a security extension known as SELinux—short for Security-Enhanced Linux—to reinforce Android's current hack-mitigation model.

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Old 07-25-2013, 09:09 AM   #2
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Adding a program contributed to by the NSA doesnt seem to me as 'reinforcnig' any type of security. And it's going to be on every phone you say? Interesting.
 
  


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