Exploited Android flaw ‘StrandHogg’ enables phishing overlays, malicious permissions

Attackers have been actively exploiting an Android vulnerability that allows malicious apps to display dangerous permission requests and phishing overlays under the guise of a legitimate app.

Dubbed StrandHogg (an old Norse Viking term), the flaw resides in Android’s taskAffinity control setting, and can be successfully abused without having to

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Source: SC Magazine / Article: "Exploited Android flaw ‘StrandHogg’ enables phishing overlays, malicious permissions"