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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Mischka7, Aug 2, 2010.

  1. Mischka7

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    Hi all,

    When I jailbroke my 3GS iPhone, I had to change the root password to avoid having someone SSH into my phone. Are there similar vulnerabilities with rooting my Dinc? Are there any special precautions to take?

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    Mischka
     

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    You don't have to worry about that with the Android phones because of the Superuser app. Although you can't change or create a SU password, the first time an application ,or anything for that matter, requests root privileges it asks you to allow, permanently allow, or deny the SU request. I would suggest only permanently allowing applications that you trust completely to avoid security issues.
     
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