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Security issue discovered on Exynos-based devices

17 December, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
Security issue discovered on Exynos-based devices - read the full textA security issue has been identified on Android devices running Samsung's Exynos processors, which includes phones such as the Galaxy S II, Galaxy S III, Note and the Note II (international models). The issue was identified by an xda-developers member 'Alephzain' and if exploited, lets any...

 

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> In reply to i HATER @ 2012-12-17 07:31 from U@f2 - click to readhere's iHATE again. The super defender. Grow up dude.

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  • 2012-12-17 08:12
  • vxrD

> In reply to Alexandru Chindea @ 2012-12-17 07:55 from 0Uu5 - click to readAccording to post seems all are affected including note 10.1 ... samsung fix it quick!

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  • 2012-12-17 08:09
  • uREv

its not a big deal because everything has flaws ... like Iphone jail breaking even Microsoft Windows or other software can b easily patched or cracked that doesn,t means k company not doing good....

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  • 2012-12-17 08:02
  • NFaR

Does Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000 have this issue as well?

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  • 2012-12-17 07:55
  • 0Uu5

What does that even mean? Just saying ... it is no big deal ..

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  • 2012-12-17 07:52
  • fqh%

So this is one of the reasons why some droids get infested with malwares? Tsk tsk. They(samsung) should release an official patch for this, if this security glitch get exploited further, i can sense a big head-ache for droid users. And to think that the flagships runs on Exynos, they got to bring the vaccine ASAP!

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  • 2012-12-17 07:49
  • P@1G

And again you need to fix your phone and the rest 95% users must live with the problem... Ts ts ts

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  • 2012-12-17 07:31
  • SHpb

hahahaha using my galaxy S2 from past one n a half yrs n note 2 from past 3 months n havent experienced any of the problems... who cares when my former phone is running perfectly without any issue...

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  • 2012-12-17 07:31
  • U@f2

wrong type pattern? need usename(email)

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  • 2012-12-17 07:22
  • KRWw

> In reply to Terry @ 2012-12-17 07:17 from PF7D - click to readI can't believe this

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  • 2012-12-17 07:19
  • q{cE

> In reply to Terry @ 2012-12-17 07:17 from PF7D - click to readThe same way Apple somehow leaves a "security hole" on each update to make jailbreaking possible.

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  • 2012-12-17 07:18
  • 4bF2

Hhhhmmm, how can this happen, Sammy?

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  • 2012-12-17 07:17
  • PF7D

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-17 07:01 from sSV$ - click to readThank you! Before writing articles the writer needs to take the time to explain what the security hole does.

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  • 2012-12-17 07:16
  • 4bF2

This is why I love xda.

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  • 2012-12-17 07:16
  • q{pE

ah... so I like this feature. I don't need the fix. lol

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  • 2012-12-17 07:13
  • t7Xr

It's not important. Sammy will fix it.

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  • 2012-12-17 07:01
  • HIbM

> In reply to Average User @ 2012-12-17 06:54 from 4bF2 - click to readbasically, it can hog your phone, even if it's a quad core, and infiltrates into apps to do some bad stuff, like draining your data packet for instance.

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  • 2012-12-17 07:01
  • sSV$

It's all fine and dandy but what effect does an app getting complete access to my RAM and kernel have have on me? The average user?

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  • 2012-12-17 06:54
  • 4bF2

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