Avira USSD Exploit Blocker

Avira USSD Exploit Blocker

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This app protects you from the dirty USSD hack, which could erase your SIM card or even execute a factory reset if you visit a malicious web page, either through a bad link or QR code. Any smartphone running Android 4.1 or earlier may be vulnerable to an unwanted USSD wipe.

How it works
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When you click on a web link or scan a QR code, Android will open a dialog with a list of apps that you can choose from to complete the action. Select ‘Avira USSD Exploit Blocker’ and set it as the default.

Protecting your phone from the USSD Android exploit is that simple!

What is a USSD code anyway?
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USSD codes are keypad commands that can be used to access a variety of phone functions, from checking minutes to accessing expert controls. USSD commands typically contain a mixture of numbers, stars and pound signs.

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Recently changed in this version

Includes German language support.
No longer requires permissions.
Fixed usability issue on devices with small screens.


Comments and ratings for Avira USSD Exploit Blocker
  • (45 stars)

    by adam feda on 27/06/2014

    Good

  • (45 stars)

    by adam krant on 06/06/2014

    I do not know if it is working ??Sent inquiry will see what is said

  • (45 stars)

    by Rockmedo388@gmail.com Rockmedo388@gmail.com on 03/06/2014

    Awesome...

  • (45 stars)

    by mustafa fadol on 22/05/2014

    Xperia Z2

  • (45 stars)

    by guntur latief on 21/05/2014

    I trust it works, still downloading it, thanks avira

  • (45 stars)

    by Rajendra Gorde on 29/04/2014

    Avira...... No worries now. I know that I am fully protected..... My special thanks to the AVIRA Team......

  • (45 stars)

    by Bryan Orr on 09/04/2014

    ANTIVIRUS