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HTC acknowledges some of its Android devices may leak Wi-Fi passwords

TheNextWeb - HTC has acknowledged a flaw in the way that some of its handsets handle specific Android requests may expose the security credentials on Wi-Fi networks they are connected to.

Researchers Chris Hessing and Bret Jordan found that any Android application on an affected HTC handset with the android.permission.ACCESS_WIFI _STATE permission would be able to call upon the .toString() command in the WifiConfiguration class to view all credentials of a Wi-Fi network.

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