Android WiFi Data Vulnerability


There is a personal data security vulnerability in the users of Android phones running version 2.3.3 or older. If you use a service such as Twitter or Facebook over an unencrypted WiFi connection, attackers can discover the authentication tokens and potentially steal personal data and information. In order to avoid this problem, at least until a patch is released, you should use the secure https protocol to connect to sites.

[via gizmodo]

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  1. Wesley McCracken says:

    On my 3rd android. All wifi connections encrypted. Never have I been on a public wifi. More to come.

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    • Wesley McCracken says:

      I haven’t ever used public wifi. My home wifi is secure (encrypted at least) I’m on my third android 2.1. They slave it, mess with me. All the while my carrier denies possibility of this. More to come

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