Google Confirms Android Camera Security Threat: ‘Hundreds Of Millions’ Of Users Affected
a discovery of vulnerabilities affecting Google and Samsung smartphones, with the potential to impact hundreds of millions of Android users, is the biggest to date. What did the researchers discover? Oh, only a way for an attacker to take control of smartphone camera apps and remotely take photos, record video, spy on your conversations by recording them as you lift the phone to your ear, identify your location, and more. All of this performed silently, in the background, with the user none the wiser.
The vulnerabilities themselves (CVE-2019-2234) allowed a rogue application to grab input from the camera, microphone as well as GPS location data, all remotely.
Не дарма я не люблю ставити апи на свій девайс. А ви, довіряєте стороннім додаткам маловідомого видавця/розробника?