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Samsung admits to major security flaw in its phones that lets anyone bypass fingerprint sensors

Samsung on Friday issued a warning to people with Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note 10 phones, which can be tricked to let any fingerprint unlock them......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 18th, 2019

Samsung admits to major security flaw in its phones that lets anyone bypass fingerprint sensors

Samsung on Friday issued a warning to people with Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note 10 phones, which can be tricked to let any fingerprint unlock them......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 18th, 2019

"Fortnite" on Android had a critical security flaw that wouldn"t have happened if the game was released on Google Play

Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider "Fortnite" launched on Android recently, starting with Samsung smartphones and expanding out to other major flagship Android phones. Instead of launching on Google's Pla.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 25th, 2018

Mac security hole reportedly lets attackers bypass app safeguards

Apple may have another Gatekeeper security flaw on its hands. Researcher Filippo Cavallarin has detailed a macOS vulnerability that he said would let attackers install malware.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 26th, 2019

Researchers: Samsung Galaxy S7 phones vulnerable to hacking

Samsung's Galaxy S7 smartphones contain a microchip security flaw that puts tens of millions of devices at risk, researchers said......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 8th, 2018

New WhatsApp Bug Lets User Bypass Face ID And Touch ID

WhatsApp earlier this month introduced a new security feature that allowed iPhone users to set fingerprint or facial recognition as log-in meth.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkFeb 21st, 2019

An Android flaw lets apps secretly access people"s cameras and upload the videos to an external server (GOOG, GOOGL)

Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider A security flaw in Google's Android lets malicious apps access users' camera and microphone to secretly record them and upload the videos to an exte.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 19th, 2019

A new ruling bars border agents from searching travelers" phones or laptops for no reason, and privacy advocates are calling it a major victory

The Department of Homeland Security's practice of searching people's phones and computers at border crossings without reasonable s.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 12th, 2019

Samsung says patch can fix Galaxy S10 fingerprint flaw, BBC News says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallOct 17th, 2019

‘Devastating Computer Worms’: NSA Urges Windows Update to Patch Major Security Flaw

The BlueKeep security flaw is that significant. Too many people ignore it when Microsoft suggests you update your version of Windows, so the National Security Agency is getting .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 5th, 2019

‘Zombieload’ Flaw Lets Hackers Crack Almost Every Intel Chip Back to 2011. Why’s It Being Downplayed?

"On a scale of 1 to 10, this is '10' serious," says one security expert. Intel disclosed a new secret-leaking chip security flaw called Zombieload this week, which uses an attack similar to the one used in .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 15th, 2019

Samsung"s $2000 Galaxy Fold phones are breaking — here are some of the biggest smartphone fiascos over the years (AAPL)

 Several journalists are reporting that they're experiencing major .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 17th, 2019

Xiaomi phones came with security flaw preinstalled

Researchers found a security vulnerability on Xiaomi's security app......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 4th, 2019

GIS, Egis ramping up fingerprint sensor shipments to Samsung

Taiwan-based General Interface Solution (GIS) and Egis Technology are set to maintain strong sales momentum in the first half of 2019 for ramping up their respective fingerprint sensors to Samsung Electronics, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesMar 16th, 2019

In-screen fingerprint sensors may come to 100 million phones by 2019

A new report predicts we'll see a lot more fingerprint sensors that live underneath phone displays......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 26th, 2018

A Security Flaw in a Free Web Service Let Anyone Anonymously Track U.S. Cell Phones

Security researchers found a bug that took only “minimal effort” to exploit. A bug in the free demo version of a service called LocationSmart made it easy for a moderately savvy attacker to a.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 19th, 2018

Hackers Have a New Favorite Target: Gas Stations

One Detroit gas station was rigged to give out over 600 gallons. Having shown that they can harvest your personal information and bypass the security of major corporations, hackers se.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 9th, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S10 lineup likely to feature ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensors

Samsung Electronics' forthcoming new Galaxy S10 flagship series products are expected to come with ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensors, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJul 26th, 2018

Democratic National Committee Warns Campaigns Not to Use ZTE or Huawei Phones

The China-made devices are considered a major security threat – and the November midt.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 4th, 2018

Researchers: Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphones vulnerable to hacking

Samsung's Galaxy S7 smartphones contain a microchip security flaw, uncovered earlier this year, that put tens of millions of devices at risk to hackers looking to spy on their users, researchers told Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 8th, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S7 phones vulnerable to hacking

Samsung's Galaxy S7 smartphones are vulnerable to a microchip flaw uncovered earlier this year called Meltdown, putting tens of millions of devices at risk of cyber attacks by hackers looking to spy on their users, researchers told Reuters......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersAug 8th, 2018