An article by Dan Goodin in Ars Technica reports that researchers have found a vulnerability in the code running the phone that can let a malicious program on a wi-fi network take over the phone can use it for all kinds of malicious purposes. The vulnerability is in a chip manufactured by Broadcom that is used for wi-fi connection. This Broadcom chip is also used in Apple iPhones, but Apple has already issued an upgrade that patches the code to avoid the problem. Google says it will have a correction later this month. You can read the whole Ars Technica article here: Android devices can be fatally... [...]