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Critical "Same Origin Policy" Bypass Flaw Found in Samsung Android Browser

Critical "Same Origin Policy" Bypass Flaw Found in Samsung Android Browser

December 29, 2017Mohit Kumar
A critical vulnerability has been discovered in the browser app comes pre-installed on hundreds of millions of Samsung Android devices th...
Researcher Claims Samsung's Tizen OS is Poorly Programmed; Contains 27,000 Bugs!

Researcher Claims Samsung's Tizen OS is Poorly Programmed; Contains 27,000 Bugs!

July 13, 2017Wang Wei
A researcher has claimed that Samsung's Tizen operating system that runs on millions of Samsung products is so poorly programmed that...
It's Insanely Easy to Bypass Samsung Galaxy S8 Iris Scanner with a Photo

It's Insanely Easy to Bypass Samsung Galaxy S8 Iris Scanner with a Photo

May 24, 2017Mohit Kumar
Samsung recently launched its new flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus, with both Facial and IRIS Recognition features,...
Samsung Galaxy S8's Facial Unlocking Feature Can Be Fooled With A Photo

Samsung Galaxy S8's Facial Unlocking Feature Can Be Fooled With A Photo

March 31, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Samsung launched its new flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus, at its Unpacked 2017 event on Wednesday in New York, wit...
Smile! Hackers Can Remotely Access Your Samsung SmartCam Security Cameras

Smile! Hackers Can Remotely Access Your Samsung SmartCam Security Cameras

January 18, 2017Swati Khandelwal
It's not necessary to break into your computer or smartphone to spy on you. Today all devices in our home are becoming more connected...
Samsung Get Sued for Failing to Update its Smartphones

Samsung Get Sued for Failing to Update its Smartphones

January 22, 2016Swati Khandelwal
One of the world's largest smartphone makers is being sued by the Dutch Consumers' Association (DCA) for its lack in providing t...
Samsung Launches 6GB RAM Chips for Next Generation Smartphones

Samsung Launches 6GB RAM Chips for Next Generation Smartphones

September 09, 2015Khyati Jain
With Launch of Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge , Samsung was the first one to bring 4GB RAM access in the Android mobile phones; with Samsu...
Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge — 8 Things You Should Know

Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge — 8 Things You Should Know

March 02, 2015Swati Khandelwal
A whole lot of things gone in the official kickoff of Mobile World Congress 2015 , but a unique phone with a curved screen on both side...
Samsung Admits Its Smart TV Is Spying On You

Samsung Admits Its Smart TV Is Spying On You

February 09, 2015Mohit Kumar
Is Your Smart TV Spying On You?  You just need to make sure you don't hold any private conversations in front of the internet-connec...
Samsung 'Find My Mobile' Flaw Allows Hacker to Remotely Lock Your Device

Samsung 'Find My Mobile' Flaw Allows Hacker to Remotely Lock Your Device

October 27, 2014Wang Wei
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is warning users of a newly discovered Zero-Day flaw in the Samsung  Find My...
Samsung To Pay $2.3 Million Fine for Deceiving the U.S. Government

Samsung To Pay $2.3 Million Fine for Deceiving the U.S. Government

August 22, 2014Mohit Kumar
The United States division of Samsung has been charged with deceiving the US government into believing that several of its products met ...
Samsung KNOX - An Encrypted Virtual Operating system for Android Devices

Samsung KNOX - An Encrypted Virtual Operating system for Android Devices

January 12, 2014Anonymous
Last year Samsung launched a security feature called ' KNOX ' for high-end enterprise mobile devices. It's a nice security addit...
Samsung's new OS Tizen 2.0 source code released

Samsung's new OS Tizen 2.0 source code released

February 19, 2013Mohit Kumar
The Tizen 2.0 source code and SDK has officially been released. Tizen is a Linux-based open-source software platform backed by Intel and...
Samsung printer having secret admin account Backdoor

Samsung printer having secret admin account Backdoor

November 28, 2012Mohit Kumar
US CERT warn about Some Samsung printers, including models the Korean company made for Dell, have a backdoor administrator account code...
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