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Top Windows Phone news of the week: Random reboot fix, Windows 10 Mobile update, Windows Phone more secure

This week in the Windows Phone world saw a major shuffling of Microsoft execs and divisions, a report claims Windows Phone security is very clean, and a new version of Windows 10 Mobile rolled out.

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Windows Phone more secure than iOS, Android

The CEO of security firm Kaspersky says iOS and Android are very vulnerable to security issues, while Windows Phone is "very clean". He went on to say that malware hackers are very interested in hitting iOS.

Android is also highly vulnerable for hacking, with millions of brutal attacks leaving it unsafe.

Source: Inferse

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Windows 10 Mobile gets an update

It's not due out until later this year but those testing Windows 10 Mobile got an update this week. Build 10136 has improvements to Cortana, Photos, Camera, along with various minor interface changes.

The update is only available to those in the Fast Ring of the insider program for testers. It requires those running an earlier test build to roll back to Windows 8.1 and install the update from scratch.

Source: ZDNet

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Big changes at Microsoft including integrating the devices group with Windows

This week Microsoft sent big waves through those who follow the company. In addition to dropping some executives and moving others around, it also merged the Devices group with the Operating Systems group.

The merging of devices and OS has some wondering about the future for Windows Phone.

Source: ZDNet

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Random reboot hotfix rolling out globally

Previously released in the US, reports have surfaced that the hotfix for the random reboot problem on some Windows Phones is now rolling out in other countries. The fix has been reported as pushing to some handsets in India, UK, and Sweden.

Some phones have an issue that randomly reboots the phone, and this critical update fixes the issue according to Microsoft.

Source: Windows Central