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Magic Kinder Android App Lets Strangers Send Images, Videos To Your Kids

An anonymous reader writes: The scenario which all parents hate seems to have materialized in the form of an Android app [called Magic Kinder] that lets strangers send texts, images, and videos to kids. All of this is facilitated by a simple app design and lack of encryption, which allows attackers to manipulate HTTP requests and send any content they like to any of the app’s users. Currently, because the app developer did not respond, the issues are still present in the app. Fortunately, the app hasn’t been installed on more than 11,000 devices.


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