1. RenoD2010's Avatar
    Apparently, this affects devices running version 1.6 and beyond. Some 900 million handsets.

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

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    07-05-2013 05:52 AM
  2. EvilMonkey's Avatar
    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
    07-05-2013 07:53 AM
  3. RenoD2010's Avatar
    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.

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    07-05-2013 08:08 AM
  4. RenoD2010's Avatar
    This article is pretty good for providing a level view of the issue.

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

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    07-05-2013 12:22 PM

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