Welcome to the Android Central Forums Create Your Account or Ask a Question Answers in 5 minutes - no registration required!
Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. Thread Author  Thread Author    #1  

    Default New Android OS Vulnerability

    Apparently, this affects devices running version 1.6 and beyond. Some 900 million handsets.

    http://www.slashgear.com/android-vul...ater-04289006/

    Sent from my LG-E970 using AC Forums mobile app
  2. #2  

    Default Re: New Android OS Vulnerability

    Actually it's an old issue since it's been around since 1.6

    AC already has an article up to explain it to the layperson. Really, as long as you are sticking with Google Play, it's really not an issue, but I realize there are tons of other app stores out there (including Amazon).

    Making sense of the latest Android 'Master Key' security scare | Android Central
  3. Thread Author  Thread Author    #3  

    Default Re: New Android OS Vulnerability

    Quote Originally Posted by EvilMonkey View Post
    Actually it's an old issue since it's been around since 1.6

    AC already has an article up to explain it to the layperson. Really, as long as you are sticking with Google Play, it's really not an issue, but I realize there are tons of other app stores out there (including Amazon).

    Making sense of the latest Android 'Master Key' security scare | Android Central
    Good point (about the age). Ugh, didn't realize there was already a thread (sorry, I did search).

    Would a scan using Lookout detect the bad code? Lookout scans all my installs and updates.

    Sent from my LG-E970 using AC Forums mobile app
  4. Thread Author  Thread Author    #4  

    Default Re: New Android OS Vulnerability

    This article is pretty good for providing a level view of the issue.

    http://m.techcrunch.com/2013/07/04/a...security-hole/

    Sent from my LG-E970 using AC Forums mobile app

Similar Threads

  1. my new s3 shut off on me 5 times..phone not even amonth old..
    By powerwagon79 in forum Verizon Galaxy S3
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 08-26-2013, 02:53 PM
  2. That's exactly what I was waiting for....Unlimited Storage for my Android Device
    By themobiletester in forum General News & Discussion
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 07-12-2013, 01:32 PM
  3. Game Word Find android very nice
    By Vo Van in forum Forum Games
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 07-09-2013, 10:14 PM
  4. A new launch app for Android
    By kukukun in forum Verizon Droid DNA
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 07-05-2013, 08:00 PM
  5. New Game For New Thinking
    By irshad khan in forum Android Games
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 07-05-2013, 05:04 AM

Posting Permissions