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Phone Manufacturer To Fix Security Flaw

PERSONAL PRIVACY—UK

October 5, 2011

Android phone manufacturer HTC says it will soon release an update to fix a flaw that could expose users' GPS locations and call logs to "a malicious third-party application," BBC News reports. The announcement comes after Android Police, a blog focused on Android phones, discovered a security loophole. "HTC is working very diligently to quickly release a security update that will resolve the issue on affected devices," said a company spokesperson, adding that no customers have thus far reportedly been affected. The blogger who discovered the flaw has raised concerns about the amount of personal data stored in one file.  
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