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Threat Research August 7, 2016

QuadRooter: New Android Vulnerabilities in Over 900 Million Devices

Check Point today disclosed details about a set of four vulnerabilities affecting 900 million Android smartphones and tablets that use Qualcomm® chipsets. The Check Point mobile threat research team, which calls the set of vulnerabilities…

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Threat Research November 14, 2014

Mobile Security Weekly: Behind Masque Attack, Russian Worm Spreading, BlackBerry & Samsung Team Up

This week’s issue is dominated by MasqueAttack. The vulnerability, which has caused the US government to issue a security warning for all iOS users, is undoubtedly a major threat. The fact that Apple may have…

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Threat Research June 16, 2014

“TowelRoot” Gives Root Access to Samsung Galaxy S5 and other Popular Android Mobile Devices

A new vulnerability, codenamed TowelRoot, was recently released for the Linux kernel (CVE-2014-3153)  through version 3.14.5 and it has affected Android 4.4 mobile devices. This vulnerability is extremely prevalent and exists on almost every popular…

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