An XDA-Developers member by the nickname of “djrbliss” has constructed a root exploit for Snapdragon Powered variants (all US carrier versions) of Samsung’s newly released flagship smartphone. The exploit itself is based on newly discovered by the same author exploit called “Motochopper“ for Motorola devices. The exploit itself may (and probably will) be fixed in next software update, so as [...]
Since lockscreen bypass methods are apparently what’s hot right now, it’s no surprise that yet another one has surfaced, this time targeting Samsung’s Android phones powered by TouchWiz. A variant of another, earlier discovered method, this one does not fully unlock the phone by itself, but does provide access to apps and settings for [...]
The Next Web: New exploit could give Android malware apps access to user data on Samsung GS III, other devices
The brilliant minds at XDA Developers have done it again; this time, a user by the name of alephzain claims to have discovered a vulnerability in multiple Samsung devices that gives access to all physical memory.
Samsung issued such statement regarding the problem: We would like to assure customers that the recent security issue affecting the Galaxy S III has already been addressed in a software update. We believe this issue was isolated to early production devices, and devices currently available are not affected by this issue. To ensure customers are [...]