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Google Repairs Android

Google's Android OS may be small (small enough to drive the new Google phone) but it has plenty of code it seems for hackers to attack. Case in point: Last week, researchers showed how hackers can take over the phone by tricking the user into going to a malicious Web page. With that control, your passwords could be stolen, no matter how many obscure letters and characters they contain.

The patch is now out and requires a simple restart.

Posted by Doug Barney on November 06, 2008 at 11:52 AM