Eight Android phones, including the Droid X and Samsung Epic 4G were found to house major flaws permission to According To research team at North Carolina State University. Their study revealed untrusted applications could send SMS messages, record conversations and execute other malicious actions without user consent potentially.
Eleven of the thirteen Analyzed Areas (includes geo-location and access to address books) Showed privileges were Exposed by pre-loaded applications. Interestingly, less Nexus devices were Vulnerable, Suggesting that the other phone manufacturers have failed to properly Implement May Android‘s security model permissions. Google and Motorola confirm the present flaws while HTC and Samsung Remain Silent. Exerting caution When Should keep users installing applications on Their Toes arrive until fixes.