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Researchers in China have published information on several zero day vulnerabilities in popular Android applications.
"The vulnerabilities were found in a wide range of Android applications and components, including Webkit, which is used to render Web pages on Android and iOS devices, mobile versions of the Firefox and Opera Web browsers, applications for posting to Twitter and more," writes Threatpost's Paul Roberts.
"The vulnerabilities vary in severity, but many would allow a malicious hacker to access personal data on the device including sms messages and personal contacts, and manipulate or take control of social networking- and other third party services accessed from the vulnerable application," Roberts writes.
Go to "Researchers Dump Trove of 0Days For Popular Android Applications" to read the details.
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