Android libraries can share personal information with apps that lack permissions

Tom Allen
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App libraries are a common target for hackers, due to the sensitive information that they hold
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App libraries are a common target for hackers, due to the sensitive information that they hold

Intra-library 'collusion' occurs when libraries are shared between multiple apps

Researchers have described a new form of attack that could affect Android phones, using shared libraries to steal personal data. The Oxford researchers (Vincent Taylor, Alastair Beresford and Iv...

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