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Samsung LoopPay Hacked, but 'Samsung Pay' is Safe

Samsung LoopPay Hacked, but 'Samsung Pay' is Safe

October 09, 2015Khyati Jain
Samsung has been surrounded by a lot of controversies since the past few years, but that has not influenced its productivity. But this report has raised a few eyebrows... Samsung's mobile payment system company, LoopPay , was hacked back in March this year, just a month after Samsung bought it to help make Samsung Pay a reality. Samsung acquired LoopPay for more than $250 Million in February this year, and a group of Chinese Hackers were able to access LoopPay computer systems in March. The most worrisome part is – the hack was discovered 5 months later in August . Hackers were After Technology; Not Money or Sensitive Data The hackers, believed to be from a group called ' Codoso Group ' or ' Sunshock Group ,' were after the company's Magnetic Secure Transmission (MST) Technology . The group injected LoopPay's computer network with a hidden sophisticated attack in March, but the investigation kicked off when LoopPay learned of
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 sides of the device acquired everybody's attention. That's what unveiled by Samsung late Sunday. Samsung has officially unveiled its next-generation flagship Smartphones — Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge . This time, the company didn't just focus on the specs and features, but also on design — unique and sleek. 1. EYE-CATCHING PREMIUM DESIGN Both Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge comes with a sleek glass-and-metal body on the front and back. On one hand, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge has a screen that curves around both sides with a comfortable grip, giving the phone a much smarter look. While, the Samsung Galaxy S6 has the most beautiful appearence to ever exist in the entire Samsung's S series. The new Galaxy smartphones are made of 'stronger metal' and comes with the toughest glass, Corning Gorilla
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