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Chinese ARM vendor reportedly left developer backdoor in kernel for Android

by: Dan BartramMay 12, 2016
Allwinner left an easy to exploit backdoor in their Linux kernel that ships with many low-end tablets, micro-PC's, and other devices.
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Some MediaTek based smartphones found to suffer from a bizarre SMS vulnerability

by: Robert TriggsJune 24, 2014
A small selection of MediaTek based smartphones are vulnerable to a simple SMS exploit which causes them to reboot.
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New Android vulnerability allows data to be stolen from VPN connections [updated]

by: Gary SimsJanuary 21, 2014
Security researchers at Ben Gurion University have demonstrated a networking related security vulnerability in Android which allows a malicious app to bypass an active VPN configuration and redirect the traffic to a different server.
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Millions of SIM cards at risk of hijacking

by: Robert TriggsJuly 23, 2013
Karsten Nohl, a German cryptographer with Security Research Labs, claims to have found an encryption flaw that could potentially affect millions of SIM cards, opening up a new route fraudsters.
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CyanogenMod 10.1.2 includes fix for second “master key” Android vulnerability

by: Kyle WiggersJuly 13, 2013
The developers behind CyanogenMod, bless their hearts, have committed code to prevent exploitation of a second, recently discovered “master key” security bug.
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CyanogenMod 10.1.1 update patches security exploits

by: Robert TriggsJuly 11, 2013
The popular CyanogenMod ROM was updated to version 10.1.1 yesterday. But rather than adding new features, this latest update addresses several major Android security exploits.
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Android bug that affects 99% of devices detailed

by: Kyle WiggersJuly 8, 2013
With the help of a number of software researchers, the details of the Android exploit Bluebox reported earlier this week have been uncovered.
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Official: Samsung working to fix the Exynos vulnerability “as quickly as possible”

by: Robert TriggsDecember 19, 2012
Samsung have released a statement regarding the recently discovered Exynos vulnerability. Today a spokesman said that they are aiming to have a fix for the problem out 'as quickly as possible'.
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XDA developer patches Samsung Exynos chip vulnerability

by: Robert TriggsDecember 17, 2012
Following up from yesterday's Samsung security scare, XDA Developer Chainfire has created a fix for the root exploit affecting Exynos 4210- and 4412-based handsets. If you're running one of the afflicted devices then this is information you can't afford to miss.
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Galaxy S3, Galaxy Note 2, other Android handsets featuring certain Samsung Exynos chips in danger, as new exploit is found

by: Chris SmithDecember 16, 2012
We kept talking about Android malware these days, with various reports from security firms coming out to suggest that even more Android devices will be affected by malicious apps next year.
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