“Unhackable” Android phones can indeed be hacked

Well we kind of already knew this, with the recent wallpaper fiasco, but here is a video interview with Anthony Leinberg (sorry if last name is misspelled!) who is a security researcher with Lookout Mobile Security. Anthony and his associates at Lookout have developed an exploit that can give them root access to a variety of Android phones, including some higher-end devices like the HTC EVO, Droid X and Droid Incredible. Just check out the video and watch for yourself:

[via networkworld]

  • Mike

    The exploid hack works for just about every android phone out there from what I hear, it’s how we got the dx hacked