Saturday, August 16, 2014

Kaspersky Fake ID Scanner: a free search for vulnerabilities on Android-powered devices – 3DNews

«Kaspersky Lab” has released a free mobile application Kaspersky Fake ID Scanner, designed to test mobile devices based on Android for vulnerabilities and exploit their malware.

Utility Kaspersky Fake ID Scanner helps to ensure that on your mobile device – smartphone or tablet – no dangerous software “holes” found in recent times. In particular, we are talking about the vulnerability of Fake ID, experts discovered Bluebox Labs: This flaw allows attackers to issue any application, including malicious, for the original program known suppliers.

In addition, Kaspersky Fake ID Scanner allows check whether installed on the device assembly Android vulnerability Heartbleed. This gap allows you to read the contents of memory on systems using certain protocol version OpenSSL: attackers, sending a special request, can receive confidential information in response to users.

Finally, the new tool “Kaspersky Lab” reveals the vulnerability called Master Key, which gives the attacker access with administrative powers to any device running Android.

It is important to note that the decision Kaspersky Fake ID Scanner does not eliminate the vulnerabilities themselves. However, if your drive has a threat, it makes it possible to install the free version of the specialized protective product Kaspersky Internet Security for Android.

Download utility Kaspersky Fake ID Scanner from the site shop Google Play. The application is compatible with Android 2.3 and later platforms.



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