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  1. Dwcbionic

    Dwcbionic New Member

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    Trying to get some legit info on security issues in the workplace re smartphones linked as it were to work email accounts. Generically but enterprise I think.

    More specifically I am interested in relative vulnerability of a rooted v. uprooted phone. Mine is bionic but general info wold be great.

    Any thoughts? OK l will start. Rooted is safer cuz odds are user isn't a moron. Lol. Seriously any thoughts appreciated. You all know best and for that reason this forum rocks.

    And I am talking about among other things the whole byod issues etc. Not about using the bionic as a club or whatever.
     
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    Any time you root a phone it's going to be less secure. Allowing installation of apps from unknown sources also make it less secure.
     
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    Thanks. I found a bunch of discussions saying this as well. Sorry, I should have looked a little harder before posting. My bad. Anyway, thanks for the responses.
     
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    No it doesn't teach. My feeble joke was based on the premise that those who do root have certain background that both leads to rooting and a modicum of care. Was a lame joke but for the record I agree that rooting itself doesn't make any contribution to safety.
     
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    I got ya my joke was lame too

    Sent from my Nexus 10
     
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    Interesting phantom stuff going on with my posts.

    Sent from my Nexus 10
     
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    I think the NSA is on to you.
     
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    :mad:

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC
     
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