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MASSIVE Android Security Flaw.

by dinjin201 / October 2, 2011 11:29 PM PDT

As a service to everyone out here who doesn't already know, They found a massive security flaw in the android software. Important information like GPS data and Contacts, kernel information, etc. can be stolen....

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The link to back my claims.
by dinjin201 / October 2, 2011 11:32 PM PDT
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I read it and it appears to be a HTC flaw.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 3, 2011 1:20 AM PDT

That flaw was not there before HTC introduced it from your supplied information.

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It's HTC's software not Google's.
by wartickler / October 5, 2011 12:37 AM PDT

Geez, what a marooooon. Get straight with the facts dood.

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