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Symantec Spots Apps That Exploits Master Key Vulnerability

Nearly a month ago researchers at Bluebox Security discovered a major security flaw in Android that allows hackers to modify a legitimate app by injecting it with malware and still make it look like the real app. Today, Symantec has announced that it has discovered six apps that are exploiting this flaw. The apps are

Google Releases Patch For Android Bug

We previously reported about the “Master Key” Android bug that affects 99% of all Android devices over the past four years. This bug was discovered by the team over at Bluebox Security and allowed hackers to convert legitimate applications into Trojan malware. Bluebox Security CTO Jeff Forristal said that this bug has been “around at

Android “Master Key” Security Flaw Puts 99% Of Devices At Risk

A mobile security company has discovered a security flaw in the Android operating system that surprisingly has been present since Android v1.6 (Donut). This affects close to 900 million Android smartphones released in the past four years which accounts to 99% of the devices. The Bluebox Security research team discovered this security flaw and already