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Vulnerability Said To Leave Galaxy S III, Galaxy Note II Open To Malware, Samsung “Conducting Internal Review”

Thanks to XDA-Developer forum user alephzain, word is reaching the masses that a potential “severe vulnerability” exists in the Samsung Galaxy S III, Galaxy S II and Galaxy Note II along with several other Samsung devices. This vulnerability could provide a malicious way for remotely downloaded apps to read user data, brick phones and perform other malicious activities. In other words, this hole could allow a malicious app free reign … [read full article]

Samsung Fix For Galaxy S III Reset Exploit Already Out In Most Recent Software Update

Samsung isn’t wasting any time getting in front of this story after reports went wide yesterday that a number of Galaxy devices were capable of being hard-reset when clicking a very specific URL in a browser. Samsung has issued a quick statement saying that a fix is “already” in place along with assurances that the Galaxy S III is not vulnerable. In fact, as you can see in the video blow, courtesy … [read full article]

(Updated With New Details) TouchWiz Exploit Can Reset A Device Just By Visiting A Website

Samsung Galaxy S II and S III owners beware as an exploit caused by a single line of code can cause an unstoppable factory reset of your Samsung device. Posted by Pau Oliva earlier in the day, the code was at first only thought to affect the Galaxy S II however, new reports since this morning have indicated that a number of other Samsung devices, including the Galaxy S III suffer from the same exploit. The hack … [read full article]