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Security: Block Tel URI

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Quick fix for the security thread of automatically calling the quot;telquot; Uri with USSD codes from embedded iFrames within homepages. Using this vulnaribility an attacker might reset the phone, block the sim card ...This app registers as handler for the quot;telquot; Uri. When a webpage contains the malicious code, the app chooser will pop up and quot;Security: Block Tel URIquot; will be in the list. If you choose it, it will show you the Uri that was blocked.Warning: The app chooser will only show up if you have not choosen a default dialer before This needs to be reset for this security fix to work.Please use a testing site to see whether the Security fix will show up, for example http:www.heise.desecuritydiensteUSSDCheck1717811.html

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Version: 1.0

Requires: Android1.6 or later

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