Android TEL URI checker : TelStop
A quick fix for the TEL attacks described here:
'Dirty USSD' Hack Wipes Samsung Phones. Is Yours Vulnerable?
From a phone security view point this bug class is pretty interesting. Further information about this topic is available
Download it here:
or via the Play Store
I recommend downloading it from the Play Store in order to get notified about updates.
This tool is intended to protect phones that can't be updated.
I try to get this tool to be compatible with all Android versions, please report if it cannot be installed on your device.
TelStop works through publishing a URI handler for
. TelStop will intercept all TEL URIs and inspect them.
If it determines that the URI looks fishy it will show you a WARNING and the TEL URI.
URIs that look good are just passed to the normal dialer application.
TelStop Test Page
for his help for Android 2.1 devices.
last updated: Fri Sep 28 01:50:24 CEST 2012