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Eddy Ito Silver badge

Re: What if a blocker removes any MMS outright?

Since stagefright seems to be what android uses for hardware accelerated decoding I would imagine that the attack vector isn't that important. MMS is what makes it automatic since it appears to bypass any user interaction but I expect an attack could be done with email or facebook and most security unconscious folks would be happy to "Watch this video, it's sooo funny, LOL" if sent from someone they befriendified (if that's a word) online.

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