Tag: Vulnerability

Google Wallet PIN security gets cracked on rooted devices

zvelo, a malware analytics group, has discovered that Google Wallet PIN numbers are vulnerable to brute force attacks. The vulnerability only exists if you're using a phone that is rooted. An attacker could create an app that easily cracks your 4-digit Google Wallet pin number, allowing them to use your phone to ...

Security patch for all Sprint HTC Android phones is now live

Sprint has just announced the release of an over-the-air update for all of their HTC Android devices including the EVO 4G, EVO 3D, EVO Shift 4G, EVO Design 4G, EVO View 4G and Wildfire S. Its purpose is to fix a security flaw that allowed third party apps to access personal data that is stored on HTC devices. ...

Security vulnerability in certain HTC devices exposes private information

Android Police has uncovered a vulnerability in some HTC phones that make private information available to other applications that only have access to the android.permission.INTERNET permission, a permission that applications use simply to connect to the internet. A lot of applications currently require the ...

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