rooted phones

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

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  1. Dizzee
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    I heard that it is easy to bypass eset security with rooted phones... is there no solutions to secure rooted phones?
  2. dmaasland
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    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
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    Anything that wants to gain Root has to elevate via SuperUser. So it shouldn't be an issue.
  4. Dizzee
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    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
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    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
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    thanks I didn't know that
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