This time the issue resides in the multitasking capability of the Android phones, the ability to run more than one app at a time.
How the Attack Works?
- By being able to switch between the apps
- Apps being able to maintain their state in the background
- Easy task or app switching
Task Hijacking Attacks on Large Scale
Yet More to Come
“We appreciate this theoretical research as it makes Android’s security stronger,” said a Google spokeswoman.
Also, you can keep yourself safe by installing apps from trusted sources and keeping your safety completely with you.