Chinese ARM vendor left developer backdoor in kernel for Android, “Pi” devices

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by Minimalist, May 11, 2016.

  1. Minimalist

    Minimalist Registered Member

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    amarildojr Registered Member

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    Outrageous. I wonder why this doesn't come up in the mainstream media :thumb:

    We need OpenSource hardware and software, right now.
     
  3. Palancar

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    Wonder how many Android smartphones have this vulnerability as well? Might actually be a way to gain "root" where many providers have blocked root. Pretty sure the android websites are looking at this already.

    Once you run a rooted smartphone its basically disappointing to run without root. My .02
     
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