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    It only takes 15 seconds for the new Stagefright-based ‘Metaphor’ exploit to control your smartphone
    Researchers have just discovered a new way for Stagefright to exploit Android smartphones.

    Before this happen when Android devices played a malicious video but this new method doesn't even require that. Instead it just needs your device to parse the video and it can take control of your microphone, GPS, cameras and copy/delete your files.
     
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    Holy crap!!
     
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    A slightly less hysterical report can be found here. :rolleyes:

    Note also that the original article clearly states,

    which hardly counts as 'Android Armageddon'. ;)
     
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