Windows Phone only smartphone OS immune to Webkit vulnerability

Another reason to love Windows Phone!!

by Seth Brodeur

Windows Phone unaffected by new malware

Security firm CrowdStrike has identified a vulnerability that could allow attackers to seize complete control over a smartphone. The hole could allow an attacker to gain access via Webkit-based browsers, which makes up the bulk of mobile web browsers. The good news for Windows Phone users is that they are in the clear because Microsoft designed Internet Explorer themselves, opting not to use the Webkit platform.

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