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android rooting and security

Android phone can be get rooted with Android Debugging Bridge (ADB) ? Is android secure ?
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How is the phone less secure now that it's rooted? It's not. But the user can have more rights if they so choose.
Guess what happens if a rogue app or whatever asks for root, you get prompted and you can deny permission.

Imagine using a windows laptop and not being able to create or modify anything on the C drive.. Now you've essentially got your ios and blackberry, not very fun is it.
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Android is only as secure as the person using it, can make it. A 3rd party came along and did everything they can to make Android secure. The best effort to date, by any means and it was rooted in 5 minutes. As soon as it's rooted, it's out of security compliance for any company that values their intellectual property/data.
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ADB isn't a security hole, it's a developer feature that's hidden away in the developer menu. This is more akin to saying that they hacked a Linux/Unix/BSD box and gained root access by typing "su" and hitting enter because there was no root password.
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Using ADB to get root access has nothing to do with Android security. So one guy can managed to enable ADB on a device which is in his physical possession, which is a standard feature (that is disabled by default) that Blackphone hides.

ADB is supposed to get access. It is used by developers to communicate with emulators, transfer files, ... and other things that are handy for developers.
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