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 January 31, 2011  Breaches

Tom Brewster reports:

A US-based researcher has discovered a flaw in the latest iteration of Android, which could see user data stolen.

A Gingerbread user could have their device compromised by clicking on a malicious link, discovered Xuxian Jiang, assistant professor in North Carolina State University’s department of computer science.

The original vulnerability was supposed to have been patched in Android 2.3, yet there was still a way to bypass the fix, the researcher claimed.

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