Google Wallet vulnerable to attacks aimed to retrieve your PIN number
0. phoneArena 09 Feb 2012, 05:33 posted on
The security researchers that discovered the vulnerability proved how easy it is by writing the app Wallet Cracker, which extracted the PIN in no time. While digging through the open source code, they also found unique user IDs and the Google account information, rounding up the tools one would need to easily poach your associated card account...
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1. Sniggly (Posts: 7182; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)
So...wait a minute. The hackers can only get to the point of running this program if your phone is rooted and has no unlock security enabled?