October 22, 2012
Scientists tested 13,500 Android apps and found almost 8% failed to protect bank account and social media logins.
These apps failed to implement standard scrambling systems, allowing “man-in-the-middle” attacks to reveal data that passes back and forth when devices communicate with websites.
Google has yet to comment on the research and its findings.
This article was posted: Monday, October 22, 2012 at 10:32 am