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Author Topic: Hidden web code means hackers 'can wipe Samsung Galaxy S3'  (Read 2311 times)

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Hidden web code means hackers 'can wipe Samsung Galaxy S3'
« on: 26. September 2012., 15:31:07 »



Hidden web code means hackers 'can wipe Samsung Galaxy S3'
 Malicious hackers can hide a code in a web page that will trigger a full factory reset of Samsung’s best-selling Galaxy S3 smartphone, deleting contacts, photographs, music, apps and other valuable data, security researchers have discovered.
The Galaxy S3 is Samsung's flagship and the main rival to the iPhone Photo: Reuters

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/samsung/9565395/Hidden-web-code-means-hackers-can-wipe-Samsung-Galaxy-S3.html

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Hidden web code means hackers 'can wipe Samsung Galaxy S3'
« on: 26. September 2012., 15:31:07 »




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Re: Hidden web code means hackers 'can wipe Samsung Galaxy S3'
« Reply #1 on: 28. September 2012., 19:10:38 »
Thanks for news pal.  :thumbsup:

Maybe you know, is version S2 vulnerable ??


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You guess, I have Galaxy S2.  ;)

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Re: Hidden web code means hackers 'can wipe Samsung Galaxy S3'
« Reply #2 on: 28. September 2012., 22:34:48 »
Depends on the Default Browser version you are using.. as I see, so to avoid that you can just use a 3rd party browser :p

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Re: Hidden web code means hackers 'can wipe Samsung Galaxy S3'
« Reply #3 on: 29. September 2012., 17:53:56 »
Depends on the Default Browser version you are using.. as I see, so to avoid that you can just use a 3rd party browser :p

I use Opera & Crome... ;)

Thanks pal.  :thumbsup:

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Re: Samsung's Firmware Fix for Galaxy S III (download)
« Reply #4 on: 30. September 2012., 08:46:44 »

Related article and "quick fix" for this issue: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/09/26/samsung_remote_wipe_app_fix/

 

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