Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 17th Mar 2012 00:35 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Due to their very nature, custom Android ROMs have root enabled by default. Up until relatively recently, installing custom Android ROMs was a thing geeks did, and as such, this wasn't much of a problem. However, over the past few days, I've found out just how easy installing custom ROMs and modifying them really is (I'm running this one until CyanogenMod 9 is ready for the SII), and it seems like more and more regular users are engaging in the practice as well. Suddenly, having root enabled becomes a security liability.
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RE[4]: unknown sources
by No it isnt on Sat 17th Mar 2012 11:24 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: unknown sources"
No it isnt
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Yes, and this is how you get root to install root (su) to begin with. But keep in mind that Android apps run sandboxed.

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