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Old July 6th, 2011, 03:43 PM   #27 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Roze View Post
Based on what I've learnt of how Android works, this is really impossible to happen. What ever you clicked on would most likely be a site (or direct you to the market). To be able to uninstall app, that thing NEEDs that permission from you first. So unless 1) you installed an apk that 2) allows it to uninstall apps. Which 1) an app cannot be installed without your consent. So yeah, I don't think this is possible for you to download a 'trojan' based on the design of Android.
Correct. There is no way an app could do that of its own accord, you'd need to grant it the permissions to uninstall stuff first.
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