Not long ago, a bug was discovered that affected almost all Android devices and rendered them open to hacking without the user ever having to install anything. The exploit was called Stagefright, and every manufacturer got to work trying to patch it. Far from all ... Read More »
It looks like Google and all Android manufacturers have a very serious issue on their hands. A new security flaw was discovered in Stagefright, the media playback tool that Android uses, that allows an MMS message to seriously compromise your device. And worst of all, it affects almost all Android devices since Android 2.2.
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It looks like Samsung has a security issue on its hands, but thankfully it isn’t that big of a deal. Now Secure claims that more than 600 million Samsung phones are at risk due to a vulnerability in the Samsung keyboard. Basically, a fake language pack can be downloaded instead of an official one if ... Read More »
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This week the Google Wallet team was surprised when two different vulnerabilities were discovered. One hack revealed a user’s PIN number on a rooted phone and the other allowed anyone to reset the PIN and gain access to funds on a Google Wallet prepaid card.
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Early this morning security frim Zvelo revealed a hack for Google Wallet that exposed a user’s PIN. Fortunately this vulnerability only affected rooted phones, as Google was quick to point out to The Next Web. Now a second hack has been posted online that works on non-rooted devices and requires no special ... Read More »
The guys at AndroidPolice have come across a quite serious vulnerability in the Skype for Android app. The hack allows any other application to access a whole lot of personal information like “account balance, full name, date of birth, city/state/country, home phone, office phone, cell phone, email addresses, your webpage, your bio, and more.” That’s a ... Read More »