1. Beacio_mo's Avatar
    Just saw this article earlier today on the main page:

    http://m.androidcentral.com/ussd-test

    This is for Touchwiz roms and reports of AOSP/CM (not cool if true!), but if need be, change your dialer if you fail the test.

    Wouldn't want someone's phone to get wiped with such a simple fix available in the meantime :o

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    09-25-2012 05:26 PM
  2. nrm5110's Avatar
    Actually this can also affect aosp based as miui gas been noticed as well as cm

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    09-25-2012 08:34 PM
  3. Beacio_mo's Avatar
    Ugh. I was hoping it was just TWiz devices. Well, I changed my dialer just to be safe

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    09-25-2012 09:48 PM
  4. adammcgovern's Avatar
    Aaah Beacio_mo saw your post in there. It's not just a browser/dialer thing bro it's actually airborne. That means that since your phone is infected you are too. Don't talk to anyone, call in to work, and drink lots of booze. That kills the virus. This is the same virus that's portrayed in The Walking Dead.

    sent from my sky(jelly)rocket
    09-26-2012 04:12 AM
  5. Beacio_mo's Avatar
    Aaah Beacio_mo saw your post in there. It's not just a browser/dialer thing bro it's actually airborne. That means that since your phone is infected you are too. Don't talk to anyone, call in to work, and drink lots of booze. That kills the virus. This is the same virus that's portrayed in The Walking Dead.

    sent from my sky(jelly)rocket
    Guess I'll have to use up my sick time :thumbup:

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    09-26-2012 10:57 PM
  6. PrissyPJ's Avatar
    I did not pass and don't know what to do now.
    09-27-2012 08:35 AM
  7. Beacio_mo's Avatar
    I did not pass and don't know what to do now.
    Go to the Play Store and download any dialer you want (Dialer One, Go Dialer, etc).

    Now if you try the test again, a pop up will ask which dialer you want to use. This prevents the dialer code to pop up in the stock dialer and erase your phones memory. Now you can push Back and not have to worry about your phone getting wiped.

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    09-27-2012 03:21 PM
  8. gzbsds's Avatar
    Cool and thanks.
    09-28-2012 06:48 AM
  9. TvTechGuru's Avatar
    That post by AC is very vague as to what causes this and how someone can hack your phone. I clicked that link and my dialer and IMEI appeared. So I failed the test? What the heck actually happened when I clicked that link? Too much is vague.

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    09-28-2012 08:05 AM
  10. PrissyPJ's Avatar
    Downloaded Dialer One ... it's works. Thanks!

    Go to the Play Store and download any dialer you want (Dialer One, Go Dialer, etc).

    Now if you try the test again, a pop up will ask which dialer you want to use. This prevents the dialer code to pop up in the stock dialer and erase your phones memory. Now you can push Back and not have to worry about your phone getting wiped.

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    09-28-2012 08:50 AM
  11. RayZ's Avatar
    Dialer One...thank you!

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    09-29-2012 09:23 AM
  12. asimowalk's Avatar
    That post by AC is very vague as to what causes this and how someone can hack your phone. I clicked that link and my dialer and IMEI appeared. So I failed the test? What the heck actually happened when I clicked that link? Too much is vague.
    There are codes you can dial that will do something like display your IMEI. The test shows that a website can dial something right away without seeking your approval first. A malicious person could make it dial the code to factory reset your phone, among other things.

    Installing a third-party dialer will make the phone ask if you want to use the stock dialer or the third-party one before doing anything which will prevent it from automatically dialing the code.
    09-29-2012 11:26 AM

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