Google plans to close Android hole as soon as possible

Google says that it has started “to roll out a fix which addresses a potential security flaw that could, under certain circumstances, allow a third-party access to data available in Calendar and Contacts”. The fix will roll out globally over the next few days, said a Google spokesperson in an official statement. No user action will reportedly be required to close the security hole.

However, the company didn’t provide any details on how exactly it intends to solve the problem. According to some reports, Google will expected to configure its servers in a way which forces communication to be encrypted using HTTPS when synchronising calendar items and contacts.

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