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Hackers Demonstrate New Ways to Break Into Android Phones

     

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2:39 pm on Jul 26, 2012 (gmt 0)

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Now that Android is mainstream, it's under attack, just like Microsoft's Windows.

Hackers Demonstrate New Ways to Break Into Android Phones [reuters.com]
Hacking experts have demonstrated ways to attack Android smartphones using methods they said work on virtually all such devices in use today, despite recent efforts by search engine giant Google to boost protection.
"Google is making progress, but the authors of malicious software are moving forward," said Sean Schulte of Trustwave's SpiderLabs.

Google spokeswoman Gina Scigliano declined to comment on the security concerns or the new research.

Accuvant researcher Charlie Miller demonstrated a method for delivering malicious code to Android phones using a new Android feature known as near field communications.

"I can take over your phone," Miller said.
 

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