Bluebox Security Scanner app checks if you are patched against the Android 'Master Key' exploit

Bluebox Security Scanner app checks if you are patched against the Android 'Master Key' exploit
Bluebox Security, the company that found the glaring Android vulnerability that can circumvent the app install verification on 99% of current handsets in circulation, now has an app for you to check whether your phone has been patched.

Google yesterday said that it has already plugged that hole, and Samsung is even shipping phones with the patch now, but if you want to check whether your handset has been updated with the patch, download the Bluebox Security Scanner from the link below. 

HTC seems to have done it already on the One flagship, so if you get "Patch status: Patched" on your phone or tablet, all should be well with the world again.

source: Bluebox Security Scanner (Google Play)

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7 Comments

1. IliyaBeshkov

Posts: 261; Member since: Jul 09, 2012

glad that my Xperia J is patched :)

6. cdgm2509

Posts: 30; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

xperia T is patched too :)

2. sbangar672

Posts: 2; Member since: Aug 30, 2011

xperia s is also patched ......:)

3. medicci37

Posts: 1361; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

Just ran the scan. My tmobile HTC one is listed as unpatched & vulnerable

4. mambocream

Posts: 29; Member since: Jun 10, 2011

Galaxy S4 Active is patched.

5. waterninja21

Posts: 28; Member since: May 03, 2013

Verizon Galaxy S4 is patched.

7. Andrewtst

Posts: 696; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

I had check 5 Android device, only Samsung Galaxy Ace still vulnerable. The rest Samsung Galaxy S III, Samsung Galaxy Note II, Sony Xperia Z and Sony Xperia Tablet Z is patched. :)

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