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Author Topic: Thousands of Android apps reveal private App-develeloper keys  (Read 1608 times)

phitsc

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With a tool called PlayDrone developed at Columbia University it was possible to reveal secret keys of thousands of Android apps. With these keys it was even possible to access private data of users of these apps.

http://thehackernews...sands-of-secret.html

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Re: Thousands of Android apps reveal private App-develeloper keys
« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2014, 06:36:40 PM »
Thanks for sharing.

I failed to locate much more regarding this so I'm left wondering about specifics.  Did you have any luck?

Update: The following looked more detailed:

  https://github.com/nviennot/playdrone
« Last Edit: June 20, 2014, 07:27:37 PM by ewemoa »

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Re: Thousands of Android apps reveal private App-develeloper keys
« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2014, 01:21:40 AM »
If you are very curious you can find the full report here

http://www.cs.columb...cs2014_playdrone.pdf

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Re: Thousands of Android apps reveal private App-develeloper keys
« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2014, 06:01:37 AM »
Thanks -- I think that's almost the same as what I found at github:

  http://viennot.com/playdrone.pdf

The file sizes are quite close.