rooted phones

Discussion in 'Other ESET Home Products Beta' started by Dizzee, Aug 9, 2011.

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  1. Dizzee

    Dizzee Registered Member

    I heard that it is easy to bypass eset security with rooted phones... is there no solutions to secure rooted phones?
  2. dmaasland

    dmaasland Registered Member

    Well, once you have root on a linux system, you can do pretty much everything. That's why it's called rooting :).
  3. Hungry Man

    Hungry Man Registered Member

    Anything that wants to gain Root has to elevate via SuperUser. So it shouldn't be an issue.
  4. Dizzee

    Dizzee Registered Member

    but someone who has access to your phone can connect it to a computer and delete eset...
    I was just wondering if it was possible to secure a rooted phone... clearly no
  5. x942

    x942 Guest

    Not true. If USB Debugging is turned off (and you set a password) plugging into a computer will NOT give access to remove apps. USB Debugging is needed for that. I would also disable unknown sources unless you are installing something and disable it again afterwards. If you are still worried about this ( and have a Nexus S) you may want to check out Whisper Core as they off Full Disk Encryption for Android (free). This will prevent this type of issue.
  6. Dizzee

    Dizzee Registered Member

    thanks I didn't know that
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