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General CyanogenMod disables root access by default

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by jericko, Mar 16, 2012.

  1. jericko

    jericko Well-Known Member
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    Security and You | CyanogenMod

    Many of you may not give it a second glance, but among all the furor and concern about permissions requested by market apps and privacy, all Custom ROMs (CyanogenMod included) ship with one major security risk
     

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  2. colchiro

    colchiro Well-Known Member
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    Looks like that will be tonight's build and moving forward.

    Guess I'm going to sit this one out. I don't feel like a martyr.

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  3. awells527

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    I think it's a good idea. People that need root don't lose anything and it's not an open security hole for those that don't need it.
     
  4. colchiro

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    It's going to be a pain in the a$$ to have to set after every update.
     
  5. binary visions

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    One check box is a huge pain?

    Also, do you have a reason to believe you have to re-set it after every update? No other OS settings are lost after an update. I was looking through the text and couldn't find an indication that you'd have to re-set it every time.
     
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