A remote attacker capable of controlling a user’s network traffic can manipulate the keyboard update mechanism on Samsung phones and execute code as a privileged (system) user on the target’s phone. This can be exploited in a a manner that requires no user interaction — a user does not have to explicitly choose to download a languagePack update to be exploited.
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NowSecure Forensics was created to offer forensically sound, guided data acquisitions to professionals in law enforcement, military, intelligence and corporate security. The tool can quickly root devices, bypass keylocks, decode encrypted data, recover deleted SMS messages, contacts and call logs and more.
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Starbucks recently acknowledged that its mobile payment app is causing some grande-sized headaches for users. As related in this report from CNN, consumer advocate and journalist Bob Sullivan was the first to report on the thefts, which involve hackers breaking into users’ the Starbucks accounts to access and drain linked credit cards and gift cards within a matter of minutes.
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