Users cannot get rid of this Flaw
cess the phone's microphone, camera and GPS; eavesdrop on text messages and calls; modify the behavior of other apps and even steal photographs and text messages from the phone.
The Only Workaround:
"Samsung takes emerging security threats very seriously," the company said in a statement. Besides the security policy update, "we are also working with Swiftkey to address potential risks going forward."
"We supply Samsung with the core technology that powers the word predictions in [Samsung] keyboard," Swift said. "It appears that the way this technology was integrated with Samsung devices introduced the security vulnerability."