Vulnerability patched ReKey Master Key for users with root in terminal

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A few weeks ago appeared in the security landscape in Android. For those who do not have a new phone with Android 4.2.2 or CyanogenMod, Duo Security and NEU SecLab ReKey have released an application that patches the vulnerability mentioned.

CyanogenMod patching answered all ReKey ROMs recently and will do the same to get your totally safe terminal against changes in the apk.

The solution is not as complex if, since Master Key takes advantage of an empty hole in the vulnerability of the signature verification for the duplicate file names and versions at different levels of system applications, replacing them with malicious versions theoretically take control the device completely.

Google quickly patched and fixed the vulnerability in the month of February, but was not quite good to hear that any device that does not receive frequent updates could be vulnerable to an attack.

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With ReKey can patch the vulnerability of Master Key

ReKey is free, and important installation to see if the vulnerability still exists in your terminal . Besides that Duo, the company behind its development has already experience having discovered some vulnerabilities in Google Play store. ReKey has been developed by engineers security of Duo and Systems Security Lab at Northeastern University.

The only downside is that ReKey need root permissions for it to work and update your security terminal. It is an unavoidable restriction meaning that most users will have to wait for updates of the companies to have their devices completely safe. Still, with no install any application other than Google Play store, you will be well covered against possible threats.

So if you are an advanced user who does not have the latest hardware or a custom ROM, ReKey is a great solution of time. You can download it from the widget provided herein. It is compatible with all Android devices 2.0 and higher.

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Vulnerability patched ReKey Master Key for users with root in terminal
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July 17, 2013

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