Android users receive creepy ‘Superuser’ Facebook request for full access to their devices

Android users receive creepy ‘Superuser’ Facebook request for full access to their devices

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Facebook wants all your data, and, when it comes to Android users, it’s not afraid to ask for it. 

Several users of the social media service posted on Twitter early Friday morning to report that their Android Facebook apps were requesting “superuser access” to their devices. That’s right, Facebook apparently wants “full access” to the phones, for that little period of time known as “forever.”

As Bleeping Computer reported, it’s not exactly clear what is going on here, but a possible coding error could be to blame. We reached out to Facebook for comment but received no response as of press time.  Read more…

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Source: Mashable | Android users receive creepy ‘Superuser’ Facebook request for full access to their devices

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