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Malicious Android Apps Can Impersonate Trusted Ones

30
Jul
2014

A serious vulnerability has been discovered in Android that could potentially lead to completely compromising devices running versions of the mobile operating system lower than 4.4 (KitKat).The flaw allows malicious apps to impersonate trusted ones behind the users back, and benefit from the same access permissions as the legitimate software. This presents the risk of attackers to reach financial information and even take full control of the Android device.Researchers at Bluebox Securit…

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