'Unhackable' Android can be hacked, Black Hat researchers say

Posted by bubblehead74 on Jul 30, 2010 9:49 AM EDT
Computerworld; By Tim Greene
Mail this story
Print this story

Once thought to be unhackable, the Android phone is anything but, according to researchers presenting at Black Hat 2010. Not only has malicious software cloaked in a wallpaper application stolen personal information from infected phones and sent it to a Web site in China, but researchers from Lookout Mobile Security have found a way to take the phones over completely - including top-of-the-line models hawked by major wireless carriers.

Full Story

» Read more about: Story Type: Security; Groups: Linux

« Return to the newswire homepage

This topic does not have any threads posted yet!

You cannot post until you login.