Android smishing vulnerability


Android Smishing Vulnerability Found in Android Open Source Project Firmware

A vulnerability discovered in the Android Open Source Project enables malicious applications to send SMS messages without user permission across all recent Android platforms.While no exploits are active in the wild, one could be built that could be at the center of various SMS phishing, or smishing, attacks, said Xuxian Jiang, associate professor in the North Carolina State University computer science department.

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