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Android security updates
It has come to my attention that android phones are unlikely to receive security updates much beyond 2-3 years of their purchase.
I would like to know that if these updates are no longer sent to my phone, can I rely on my norton mobile to protect me in the future without these updates?
I have read many articles, some by android techies and the advice seems to be, "get a new phone".
In fact I have heard that if you buy a new phone on a 2 year contract, which happens NOT to be the latest model, then they know it will stop receiving security updates while still under contract.. e.g.
and ...It says on that page "Google's policy for its own Nexus/Pixel devices is 3 years of security patches,"
This seems really plain wrong to me, paying for something that is fundamentally insecure. Maybe I should go to Apple, who maintain for at least 5 years?
Any thoughts/advice anyone?