Recent research conducted by Universities of Michigan and California stated that one can easily hack your Smartphone and enter to your Gmail account using your mobile gadget. Numbers of apps are influenced by the exposure however, Gmail was oppressed with a 92% success rate which is a very serious issue.
To explore the security of these apps researcher installed a hacker app to the victim’s mobile. When the victim tried to log in his Gmail account, researcher stole his username and password. Around 82 to 92% times they succeed in it. With this method they also stole hidden information from other mobile apps. This security experiment was done on android mobile but researcher stated it is also possible in other operating systems.
One of the team researchers from this project of California University stated that “The assumption has always been that these apps can’t interfere with each other easily, but we show that assumption is not correct and one app can in fact significantly impact another and result in harmful consequences for the user”.
Between, Google welcomed this search report and their spokeswoman said that “Third-party research is one of the ways Android is made stronger and more secure.” The research was discovered in USENIX Security Symposiumin San Diego.