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Old 08-11-2010, 12:13 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by jsconyers View Post
In all fairness, the user has to go into their security settings and uncheck a setting to allow unsigned apps. Even after that, they are prompted with a screen that shows what the app will need to access (like the permissions screen on the BlackBerry) and they have to okay it.

Why would any user install a media app that asks for permission to access SMS? No matter how secure a device is, the weak link is the user. This isn't a sign of an non-secure OS, the security flaw here is the user.
JS, you are an educated user. I wonder how many of the other users are? How many people will try and get something free? The real problem is that it is going to get worse.
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