Netbooks, PDA and Phones Thread, Samsung's S-Memo App Stores Passwords In Plain Text in Technical; First the USSD bug and now this.
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13th November 2012, 08:39 AM #1
Samsung's S-Memo App Stores Passwords In Plain Text
First the USSD bug and now this.
More Details: XDA Developers (via Hacker News)
13th November 2012, 08:47 AM #2
It only seems to work if your phone is rooted.
13th November 2012, 08:59 AM #3
If someone stole your (unrooted) Samsung smartphone, they could root it and get the password that way. While the chance of that happening is small, that's not to say it is impossible.
Passwords shouldn't be stored in plain text, should they?
13th November 2012, 09:10 AM #4
I agree no passwords shouldn't be stored in plain text.
As far as i am aware as i am fairly new to Android, it would give them access to my Google account ?
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