“Certain smartphone models running Google’s Android operating system have security flaws that could allow hackers to steal personal information or record conversations, researchers said this week” Joseph Menn reports for The Financial Times.
“In a demonstration at the Black Hat security conference in Abu Dhabi, a UK researcher showed how a vulnerability in the web browser on an HTC Android phone allowed him to install an application that gave him broad control over the phone,” Menn reports.
“The Black Hat presentation was the latest in a series of findings in the past two weeks raising concerns about the security of Android phones,” Menn reports.
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Bob” for the heads up.]