New Man-in-the-Disk attack leaves millions of Android phones vulnerable

By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) Security researchers at Check Point Software Technologies have discovered a new attack vector against the Android operating system that could potentially allow attackers to silently infect your smartphones with malicious apps or launch denial of service attacks.

Dubbed Man-in-the-Disk, the attack takes advantage of the way Android apps utilize ‘External Storage’ system to store app-related data,

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