Turn away now if you're an Android smartphone user with a nervous disposition that has only been made worse with the recent spate of vulnerabilities within Google's OS that have become public knowledge. A number of security researchers from Israel have yet more bad news for Android device owners after discovering a bug that could potentially allow malicious individuals to take control of an unwitting device through the distribution of a solitary text message. What's even worse is that unlike previously discovered Android vulnerabilities, this one doesn't come with a simple fix.
New 'Fake ID' security bug has now been found in Android that allows a malicious app to send faked credentials, disguising itself as a legitimate app. The security firm credited with discovering this new malware feels there's genuine cause for alarm.