As I understand it it has more to do with iOS ring fencing both the app and its data which makes less prone to hacking. Not saying it would be impossible but clearly compared to the way macOS has been constructed iOS is less vulnerable. Like NatWest there are transactions where you need to use a one-time secure transaction key which you can generate on an iOS device (or through the web site) but you don't require those calculator devices in which you insert a bank card to do the same. Lastly, as you might expect, banking data to/from the iOS app is end to end encrypted - not sure about messages, although these do not carry account info.
Regards, Tony Sent from my iPhone Email: tcro...@gmail.com Tel: +44 7428 706227 > On 8 Aug 2017, at 09:17, nick_publ...@mac.com wrote: > > That makes me ask whether IOS10 & soon 11 is more secure than Sierra or > previous iterations of MacOS? Or is an iPhone or an iPad inherently more > secure than a laptop or desktop -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Sussex Mac User Group" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to smug+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send an email to email@example.com. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/smug. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.