Sunday, September 30, 2012

TelStop app - Stop TEL attacks

Samsung Android hole also leaves SIM cards vulnerable

Article Snip: "...Mulliner created an application called TelStop that blocks the attack by registering a secondary "tel:" URI handler. When TelStop is installed and the phone encounters a "tel:" URI, the user is presented with a dialog to choose between TelStop and the regular dialer. If TelStop is chosen, the application will reveal the content of the "tel:" URI and will display a warning if the content is likely to be malicious. ..."


Reference: www.pcworld.com