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Samsung acknowledges Exynos exploit, promises quick fix

19 December, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
Samsung acknowledges Exynos exploit, promises quick fix - read the full textIn an official statement, Samsung has confirmed a reported vulnerability in Exynos kernel code that could be exploited by certain applications. This includes the international versions of the Samsung Galaxy S III, S II, and Note II. It is quick to point out that most well-known, legitimate...


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how am I gonna get this patch when the app disabled my micro-usb port, :-(

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  • 2012-12-20 10:29
  • 4s9G

Thats what you get, haha

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  • 2012-12-20 10:10
  • Kxx6

YES! thank you samsung for not telling us users that we are "downloading wrong apps" :) unlike a certain fruit company hahahaha

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  • 2012-12-20 09:49
  • v0qu

its acceptable,as you are not like the fruit selling company which do not accept their mistake and provides excuse i.e {you do not know how to hold a mobile} death grip bug.

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  • 2012-12-20 08:12
  • 8fkq

"OPEN" platform FTW!

oh wait...

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  • 2012-12-20 07:58
  • qTkP

Integral of (general quality+beauty +intelligent design+value for money+good customer service+lightweigt design+product lifespan+allround consistency+technology generosity+very high customer product satisfaction after purchase) dx=SAMSUNG + K, where K is a constant, which mean king of mobile phone manufacturers. Samsung is unarguably the best, Period.

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  • 2012-12-20 07:06
  • ftKb

As a Note 2 owner: stock rom and only trusted market apps. I am not worried about issue, Samsung still the best on the market. S4 and Note 3 will prove it again.

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  • 2012-12-20 06:08
  • 0Bkq

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-20 01:11 from Rn6R - click to readNo please , if you won't buy android phone anymore , android will lose

If you don't like android phones then don't buy them , the are millions of people that aspir adore android

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  • 2012-12-20 05:27
  • Jx3Z

samsung haters have awoken. go back to your forums and deal with your brand of choice's own issues. already downloaded patch. very simple fix. besides, who downloads untrusted apps? trollers.

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  • 2012-12-20 05:10
  • 9xBW

Acknowledging and repairing the flaw is exactly what any ethical company will do. No one can expect any company to produce flawless phones or chips anyway.

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  • 2012-12-20 04:48
  • Mg@7

My note 2 is working like a DON compaired to all other ,laggy ,slow ,lowend, less powered xyz smartphones this must be apples PAID news to slow down the sales of s3 and note 2 in US market Come on apple people r not fools now a days .Grow UP AND get a life .

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  • 2012-12-20 04:19
  • u7JU

So galaxy note not exploited?

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  • 2012-12-20 04:17
  • y$f@

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-20 01:11 from Rn6R - click to readHeard of a company called enfour which posted on behalf of their users embarrassing tweets under #softwarepiracy confession.

They managed to screw over their legitimate customers who paid $55 for their app.

On which platform did this occur? iOS. :-P

And how many epidemics does android have? None. Please get in touch with ground realities.

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  • 2012-12-20 02:24
  • rARy

> In reply to Droided @ 2012-12-19 23:17 from uBSg - click to readnews to me. Its like saying

"ios and windows also sometimes chrashes"

When in fact, it very very very very rarely crashes in comparison to android bro. Don't even try to drag the other 2 innocent ios along with your glitched android. Android's has malware galore and its not even close.

Hell dude, no way I am getting android phones anymore.

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  • 2012-12-20 01:11
  • Rn6R

We don't mind at all Samsung, as your making a fix.

Android is the best.
Malware is on WP and Apples as well.

HOX+ uk users group (Custom ROMz to prove lag is a lie)

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  • 2012-12-19 23:17
  • uBSg

Ahh it happens... and to every company. wow that might shock some of u. Rival it companies they all like to point the fingers. And many "news" companies like to make it a big deal of nothing...nothing new there, sure they have a $$ agenda and maybe some of that is rival money too. For me just pleased they fixing it .. quickly please. Just brought this thing a week ago. Really like it too. Not as a brick u can understand.

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  • 2012-12-19 23:15
  • UFJI

Fixed here:

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  • 2012-12-19 22:35
  • 3KnQ

Gr8 :"(

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  • 2012-12-19 21:37
  • JEux

Ever since Steve Jobs passed away Samsung has really let it go first plastic phones now this massive security issue. Oh well it fits with the google way of stealing data.

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  • 2012-12-19 21:15
  • sy9x

> In reply to Dumb @ 2012-12-19 20:35 from MkXA - click to readYeah... kinda!

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  • 2012-12-19 21:08
  • Kixt

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