HTC Wildfire

Type: Product
Name: HTC Wildfire
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Google announces the HTC Nexus 9

If at first you do not succeed, try again. HTC, the Taiwanese manufacturer that once looked as though there was no stopping them when it came to the world of Android-powered smartphones, eventually fell into a rut that it looked as though they were going ... [Published Coolestgadgets - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Pakistani researcher reveals privacy flaw in Android browsers

As many as 75 per cent of Android devices and millions of users could have been affected by a glitch had it not been for Pakistani security researcher Rafay Baloch. According to media reports, Baloch helped Google identify the threat — dubbed a “privacy ... [Published DAWN Group - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Android Same Origin Policy flaw affects more than 70% devices

A serious flaw vulnerability has been discovered in the default browser on a large number of Android devices that allows to bypass the Same Origin Policy. A critical flaw has been discovered in the Web browser installed by default on the majority ... [Published Security Affairs - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

New Android bug called a 'privacy disaster'

Any Android user not running Android 4.4 is at risk for a bug that researchers are calling a "privacy disaster". And while that leaves 3 out of every 4 Android users as possible targets , the actual number of vulnerable Android devices is a lot lower ... [Published Phone Arena - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

THREE QUARTERS of droid phones open to web page spy bug

Providing a secure and efficient HelpdeskA Metasploit module has been developed to easily exploit a dangerous flaw in 75 percent of Android devices that allows attackers to hijack a users' open websites.The exploit targets vulnerability (CVE-2014-6041) ... [Published The Register - Sep 16 2014]
Entities: Metasploit, Android, Webmail

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"It was a serious security threat and should have been fixed immediately" Baloch said, speaking to The Express Tribune
...Once your phone is infected, it can be controlled. According to one security researcher, " If I can do that, I can do all sorts of things; scrape web pages, read password fields, hijack a session ."
"What this means is any arbitrary website - say, one controlled by a spammer or a spy - can peek into the contents of any other web page" Beardsley said

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