Multiple Samsung handsets vulnerable to remote wipe hack

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by siljaline, Sep 26, 2012.

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  1. siljaline

    siljaline Former Poster

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    Remote wipe attack not limited to Samsung phones, Android dialer may be to blame
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    http://www.h-online.com/security/ne...martphones-against-remote-wiping-1718531.html
     
  3. siljaline

    siljaline Former Poster

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    USSD attack not limited to Samsung Android devices, can also kill SIM cards
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    Android remote wipe security issue widens
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    The latest build of: Lookout
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    Eh. I'm not worried.

    There's no money to be made wiping peoples phones outside of targeted attacks. Plus I don't use touchwiz.
    Yep, safe.
     
  5. siljaline

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    TelStop is an interesting prevention tool. Developers Website
    Instructions as to what this does, what does not do, etc, are shown at the developer website. The app requires no permissions to run.
     
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