Android phones vulverable to wipeout codes

By jobeard
Sep 30, 2012
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  1. Cellphones using Google's Android operating system are at risk of being disabled or wiped clean of their data, including contacts, music and photos, because of a security flaw that was discovered several months ago but went unnoticed until now.​

    So says Richard Lardner in the Sept 28,'12 article

    "Vulnerability in Android can be exploited to kill the SIM card permanently by clicking a single click," he wrote. "After the successful attack, the end user has to go to the mobile network operator and buy a new SIM card."
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  2. alexe3831

    alexe3831 TS Enthusiast Posts: 29

    Good to know about this, thanks for getting the word out
  3. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,383   +105

    I'll let the Android forums I run know this thanks for the update!

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