Android faces critical security study

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Oct 31, 2010 5:55 PM EDT
Financial Times; By Joseph Menn
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An analysis of the most critical part of the Android smartphone operating system has turned up programming errors, some of which could allow hackers or malicious applications to access users’ e-mail or other sensitive information. The study examined the publicly disclosed version of the Android kernel – heart of Google’s open-source software for phones – that shipped inside the HTC Droid Incredible phones. But the study says it is likely other Android phones have the same programming flaws.

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This is why open source is MORE secure viator 2 552 Nov 3, 2010 11:37 AM

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