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Security bug revealed in Android 2.0.1

android 2.0.1 security bugThe Assurer, yesterday, revealed a new bug in the Android 2.0.1 OS. Answer a phone call on a lock pattern enabled Android 2.0.1 phone and while the call is active, tap the dedicated back button, it will take you right to the home screen. Once the call is ended, the phone stays unlocked and you (or the guy who flicked your phone) will have full access to everything on the phone including email, text messages, contact list and any personal information that you may have saved. This affects Motorola Droid which is the only phone on Android 2.0.1. This is a major compromise on the phone’s security aspect and needs immediate attention from Google. Watch it in action after the jump.

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