A vulnerability in Android’s security model allows hackers to modify and turn any legitimate application into a malicious Trojan, security research firm BlueBox revealed.

According to the team, this 'Master Key' has been present in Android products since the release of Android 1.6 in 2009.

The vulnerability “could affect any Android phone released in the last 4 years– or nearly 900 million devices2– and depending on the type of application, a hacker can exploit the vulnerability for anythi...


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