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Security: Block Tel URI for Android

Quick fix for the security thread of automatically calling the "tel" 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 "tel" Uri. When a webpage contains the malicious code, the app chooser will pop up and "Security: Block Tel URI" 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.de/security/dienste/USSD-Check-1717811.html

Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.0

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Release January 1, 2020
Date Added January 1, 2020
Version 1.0

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Android
Additional Requirements Requires Android 1.6 and up

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