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Bad news, fandroids: He who controls the IPC tool, controls the DROID

2014/10/16

The Register - (International) Researchers with Check Point presenting at the Black Hat Europe conference October 16 detailed a flaw in the Android inter-process communication (IPC) tool Binder that could allow attackers to override in-app security features to tamper with apps and steal passwords and other information.

Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/10/16/android_messaging_mechanism_security_flawed/

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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