Vulnerabilities already found in Sprint's customizations for the HTC EVO 4G?

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Vulnerabilities already found in Sprint's customizations for the HTC EVO 4G?
Most people eager in lining up tomorrow at the crack of dawn to purchase the highly touted HTC EVO 4G don't necessarily want to hear bad news about the handset on the verge of launch. Although there already seems to be one bug that popped up in regards to issues with saving data on a microSD card, there's yet something a little bit more serious that can raise an eyebrow quickly. This time around, there is an apparent vulnerability found on the HTC EVO 4G from the source that reportedly managed to root the handset a week ago. It's being alleged that “the Sprint customizations of Android are so bad that an Android application could get access to all of your data with very little work.” It won't be long before this “unrevoked” exploit is made public on Friday – which is just bad timing when Sprint plans to roll this out nationwide. With the looming notion that there are vulnerabilities with the HTC EVO 4G, it remains unseen if Sprint will make any moves to address this issue.

HTC EVO 4G Specifications | Review

source: via Electronista



1. vzwman

Posts: 385; Member since: Oct 26, 2009

Lmfao damn sprint. HTC phone bulid quality is garbage anyways I know its off topic but why are HTC phones so overrated ?

5. tlang1064

Posts: 49; Member since: Feb 21, 2010

Alleged...not confirmed you Jack ASS!

6. BlackberryUser

Posts: 609; Member since: Jun 26, 2009

Why do you say they're poor quality? I have an HTC Incredible and have had ZERO issues with it.

7. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

I have an AT&T TILT I purchases 6/08 - I have dropped it several times and the phone works great - I even have it networked and SUPERCID unlocked with a PHOENIX 3 ROM found at XDAdevelopers.....awesome phone...for its time.

2. Danalvi1981

Posts: 49; Member since: Jun 02, 2010

Im still getting the phone.....

3. Bigblackguy

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 03, 2010

fo shoooo

4. mdw92581

Posts: 131; Member since: Feb 25, 2010

well they make all the 1ghz phones out so far, the most and best Androids so far and they are most hackable... my understanding

8. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

Hacking the fun is half the fun...or is that 90% of the fun??

14. tuminatr

Posts: 1125; Member since: Feb 23, 2009

HTC is not the only company to make a 1ghz work issued me a LG fathom, it had a snapdragon and windows mobile

9. hallfrankg

Posts: 30; Member since: Nov 16, 2009

Thats for all you I-Phone lovers out there.. LOL

10. phone333

Posts: 331; Member since: Feb 04, 2009

Get your facts straight Phonearena....It's already been fixed !!!

11. TechBlue

Posts: 81; Member since: May 06, 2010

hey vzwman do you know how to read??? its a software issue not hardware issue you ass!

13. BlackberryUser

Posts: 609; Member since: Jun 26, 2009

I'm going to say a moderator deleted his comment, because I don't see it.

12. bronxbomber

Posts: 82; Member since: Apr 10, 2009

this is why no matter what phone, i always wait at least a month before getting it.

15. killingthemonk

Posts: 52; Member since: Feb 19, 2009

Yep, polishing the big Sprint turd doesn't hide the fact, it is still a turd. Once the big guys roll out LTE it will be the harbinger of doom for Sprint.

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