HTC Says Some Of Its Handsets Leak Wi-Fi Passwords

HTC is acknowledging this morning a software flaw found on some of their Android phones that openly offers secure credential across any Wi-Fi network they are connected with. A report from TheNextWeb shows that there is little in the way of stopping someone from grabbing this information and using it for mischievous purposes. The flaw affects a number of HTC devices, however, the Sensation 4G is the only T-Mobile device on the list. According to HTC, an over-the-air fix is on its way out now, but some handsets may require a manual update. They have an announcement on their website indicating the steps they are taking to rectify this flaw. HTC says users can follow up on the site within the next week to find any more details on how to perform the update. Hit TheNextWeb link below for more details on the flaw.

TheNextWeb via HTC

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