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Thinking of rooting your Android…think again


While many of us have been home, wondering if this virus will go away as quickly as it came upon us, Google has been silently preparing for ‘Round 2’ in the phone wars.

SafetyNet is Android’s third party attestation API and if you want to install legit software from the Google Play Store, you already have it.

Getting ready to route out the last of the modified bootloaders, they have now rolled out a hardware backed detection method to ensure application developers can tell if your device is rooted. This allows high risk vendors like your banking app to prevent the application from running to help curb fraud. Read more about it here.

https://www.xda-developers.com/safetynet-hardware-attestation-hide-root-magisk/amp/

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