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HTC to release urgent privacy fix for smartphones

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    HTC to release urgent privacy fix for smartphones



    HTC is to release an urgent update for several of its smartphones to fix a vulnerability which could leave personal information at risk.

    The Android Police blog discovered that a user's GPS location and call logs could be easily accessed by net-enabled apps.

    After investigating, HTC admitted the flaw could be "exploited by a malicious third-party application".

    It said affected users will be notified of the update automatically.

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