Last Updated: Oct 01,2010
Security bulletin for rooted users: Android passwords stored as clear text | Android Central
thx for the info.
Go to Super User Icon set it to tell you if SU(root ) is being requested . it will give a notification in notification bar not a fix but gives you little piece of mind
Would a malicious app even NEED 'super user' to read your plain-text passwords?
That's what it sounds like, yes. Without 'super user' permission, an app can't access the db, malicious or not. At least that's what I take from the article.
Alright thanks... read through this now and I'm not so concerned anymore!
Be Aware: Clear Text Passwords in Database Files - Android Forums
i read cory post before and it makes more sense than the one from the OP. its really not too much to worry about but for some people it might be
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