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Researcher Finds 40 Zero-Days in Tizen, Samsung's Android Replacement
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2017, 02:42:04 AM »
Researcher Finds 40 Zero-Days in Tizen, Samsung's Android Replacement
5 April 2017, 12:48 am

We like to think our devices are safe, but sometimes that can't be farther from the truth. That seems to be the case of Samsung devices running on the company's open-source operating system Tizen which a researcher discovered to be ridden with 40 previously unknown vulnerabilities. 

This pretty much means that Tizen is a hacker's dream come true. All these zero-days discovered by Israeli researcher Amihai Neiderman could allow attackers to remotely hack millions of newer Samsung smart TVs, smart watches, and even mobile phones that are currently on the market, as well as some that are scheduled to be released. They wouldn't even need physical access to them. 

With as much noise as the WikiLeaks CIA data dump produced last month, especially the notes indicating that the CIA can hack Samsung smart TVs via malware insta... (read more)

Source: Softpedia News / Security

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