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Show HN: Block Android Factory Reset Attack (github.com)
1 point by GICodeWarrior 1847 days ago | hide | past | web | 1 comment | favorite

This application blocks USSD codes in tel: URLs from executing in the dialer without explicit user action.

The hack itself was discussed yesterday. http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=4569686

Unfortunately, most people think it is only Samsung phones or the Galaxy S3. In reality, the vulnerability affects most Android phones out there right now. http://dylanreeve.posterous.com/remote-ussd-attack-its-not-j...

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