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ALERT!! Potential Tojan

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by CleTjB, Apr 23, 2012.

  1. CleTjB

    CleTjB Newbie
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    Android trojan could steal data by monitoring phone movement.

    Not sure how much truth to this article, but I thought I'll share it just in case...

    I would hope to think that GOOGLE is policing their APP store, but who knows.

    The culprit is a new trojan horse program, tame as it were, created by security researchers at Pennsylvania State University. It takes advantage of a flaw in Google's Android mobile operating system that lets background apps monitor the device's sensors -- like the accelerometer, which detects movement and orientation.

    Full Article:

    Android trojan could steal data by monitoring phone movement - Gadgetbox on msnbc.com
     



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