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Critical Android Flaw Leads to ‘Permanent DoS’

The December security update stomped out critical denial-of-service (DoS) and remote-code-execution (RCE) vulnerabilities in the Android operating system.

By |2019-12-03T12:18:47-05:00December 3rd, 2019|Android, android December security update, critical flaw, Denial of Service, DoS, LG, Mobile Security, patch, Qualcomm, RCE, remote code execution, Samsung, Security Update, Vulnerabilities|Comments Off on Critical Android Flaw Leads to ‘Permanent DoS’

Google Discloses Android Camera Hijack Hack

Google has disclosed a now-fixed issue that enabled third-party apps to access a disturbing set of permissions for its Camera App built into Android phones.

By |2019-11-19T15:09:53-05:00November 19th, 2019|Android, android camera, camera hack, camera takeover, Camera+, google, Google patch, hack, high-severity vulnerability, Mobile Security, pixel phone, Podcasts, Samsung, vulnerability|Comments Off on Google Discloses Android Camera Hijack Hack

Galaxy S10 Fingerprint Sensor Thwarted With Screen Protector: Report

A U.K. woman alleged that her husband was able to bypass her Samsung Galaxy S10 smartphone's fingerprint reader when the phone was encased by a third-party screen protector.

By |2019-10-16T08:27:04-04:00October 16th, 2019|Authentication, authentication bypass, Biometrics, fingerprint reader, galaxy S10, Hacks, Samsung, Samsung phone, smartphone|Comments Off on Galaxy S10 Fingerprint Sensor Thwarted With Screen Protector: Report