Check Point Research: How Android allows ‘man-in-the-disk’ cyberattacks

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Check Point Research: How Android allows ‘man-in-the-disk’ cyberattacks

Check Point Research said it has found a design flaw in Android’s Sandbox that allows external storage to be used as an avenue for cyberattacks. Those attacks could result in undesired outcomes, such as silent installation of unrequested, potentially malicious, apps to the user’s phone. They could be used for denial of service for legitimate apps.

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