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Got an Android phone? SMASH IT with a hammer – and do it NOW

John Brown (no body) Silver badge

"Then, as now, it was vulnerable to some number of attacks, and if those attacks compromise your financial information, then that is a criminal act on the part of the attacker. Your agreement/contract/tacit understanding with the vendor in no way includes liability on the vendor for criminal acts of third parties."

On the other hand, it might be argued that it is a fault which was in place at the time of manufacture or purchase.

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