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Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by OrangeRange, Feb 12, 2011.

  1. OrangeRange

    OrangeRange Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Before the update, I never got this.
    Now, after today's update.....it's asking for SU access. Why? Especially for an app with an absurd amount of ads popping up everywhere. Very suspicious.
     

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  2. Yeahha

    Yeahha Usually off topic

    Free app with no need for root access, I would uninstall. Sounds like it is trying to do something it shouldn't.
     
  3. OrangeRange

    OrangeRange Newbie
    Thread Starter

    I'm tending to agree with you, I kinda like the app but all those ads really annoyed me and asking for SU access? Forget that. Prolly emailing the dev at least. I'd buy it if there was a premium version.
     
  4. Yeahha

    Yeahha Usually off topic

    Just installed to check and it also requested root permission, installed and reported
     
  5. gallandof

    gallandof Android Expert

    is this with the recent update? I use dto have this game and enver had issues, was a fun hametoo!
     
  6. Yeahha

    Yeahha Usually off topic


    I used to have it also and no issues so it must be a new update
     
  7. OrangeRange

    OrangeRange Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Yeah, this update only happened today and I've been seeing others with this issue too.
    I emailed them about it, hoping they'll respond.
     
  8. wayrad

    wayrad Android Expert

    It always makes me a little nervous the way that root permission apparently isn't declared in the Market the same way as other permissions. Nearly all developers put it in the app title or description if their app wants root access, but this is the second case I've heard of where one didn't, and it didn't become obvious until the app was run.
     
  9. Yeahha

    Yeahha Usually off topic


    Any word on why it was requesting root access?
     
  10. UdvVrf

    UdvVrf Newbie

    Reported them to Google, hope they got their ass banned
     
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