Android Market Security Alert: Vulnerability Market allowed Hackers Unauthorized Installation of Apps
Mar 8, 2011 12:35 PM –
It seems all the talk in the Android world these days are the vulnerabilities in malicious Android apps but now with the web version of the Android Market. Google has closed a cross-site scripting (XSS) hole in the Android Market. The vulnerability was discover by security specialist Jon Oberheide who prematurely blogged of it prompting Google to fix it; the goal was to win $15K in a hacker challenge called Pwn2Own.
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[Source Jon Oberheide via H-online via Android Community]
Tags: Android Apps
, Android Apps Security Alert
, Android Market
, Android Market Security Alert
, Android Market XSS Cross-Site Scripting Hole Patch
, Android Security
, Pwn2Own Hacker Challenge
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