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Android app signing flaw underscores patch paralysis

Jul 12, 2013, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Roberts)

The news last week about a serious security hole that affects almost every Android mobile device in circulation became dire this week, after a security researcher published of a proof-of-concept program to exploit the vulnerability. Even more troubling are revelations that the vast majority of Android customers are blocked from using a software fix for the flaw that Google released more than three months ago.

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