Life for the Android is just getting tougher all the time. First there is a researcher who finds a way to infect Android phones through the Marketplace(and tells Google about it).
Then some enterprising hackers (some of them Chinese) found a way to virus 50 different already existing and popular apps on the Marketplace.
Now, it has been reported that Google has a remote kill switch for anything running on the phone, including the OS. Wherever there is a remote anything switch, there can also be remote surveillance. I, for one, do not welcome our new Google overlords…
Or maybe I just like my iPhone better.
Here is an article on why maybe the Apple approach is better. http://tinyurl.com/4lk6tr9
The iPhone may be a walled garden, but its a safer place to be than outside. Once you’ve “broken out of jail,” the world can be scary.