Ooooops - Android base key

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A "master key" that could give cyber-thieves unfettered access to almost any Android phone has been discovered by security research firm BlueBox.
The bug could be exploited to let an attacker do what they want to a phone including stealing data, eavesdropping or using it to send junk messages.
The loophole has been present in every version of the Android operating system released since 2009.



http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23179522
 

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oh dear........
 

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Not too concerned about it, as I only download apps from the play store and all of these are checked.
 

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So, it's like the security loopholes that exist and have existed for a long time in M$ windows then? Things that realy make no difference to a smart end-user cos they're not too stupid to just say "Yes" to all the adverts offering free stuff... :lol:
 
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