Android Security Flaws Found
The vulnerabilities can allow attackers to install malware on victims' mobile devices.
Security researchers recently uncovered vulnerabilities in the Android operating system that could allow attackers to install malware on victims' mobile devices.
"The most serious of the two flaws was poignantly demonstrated on Wednesday in a proof-of-concept app that was available in the Google-sanctioned Market," writes The Register's Dan Goodin.
"Disguised as an expansion for the popular game Angry Birds, it silently installs three additional apps that without warning have access to a phone's contacts, location information and SMS functionality and can transmit their data to a remote server," Goodin writes.
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