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Google Issuing Fix For Latest Android Vulnerability

By Vigilize | Wednesday, November 17, 2010 - Leave a Comment

According to an article posted on DarkReading, Google has been issuing updates since last week to its Android platform to fix one of two recently revealed vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker to install applications on a phone without the explicit permission of the smartphone user.

Researchers last week at Black Hat Abu Dhabi and at Intel’s annual internal security conference, held in Oregon, separately demonstrated two different vulnerabilities in the Android that each leave the door wide open for an attacker to force a malicious app onto the smartphone, bypassing user permissions prompt.

If you have a smartphone with an Android platform, make sure you read the full article posted by DarkReading:     Google Issuing Fix For Latest Android Vulnerability Disclosure