Can a Text Leave Your Smartphone Vulnerable to Hackers? (video) Syracuse University Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption Professor Kevin Du and his team at Syracuse University have identified apps that could cause problems for smartphone users, allowing hackers easy access to sensitive information. Credit Syracuse University News Services Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.