Friday, January 30, 2015

Android safe Not Escape from Security Holes


TRIBUNNEWS.COM - Various security technologies are implemented on BlackPhone was not necessarily make it one hundred percent of immune attack. In fact, a fatal gap found on Android smartphones that claimed the safest in the world.

As quoted from ArsTechnica, Friday (30/01/2015), there is a security hole in an instant messaging application on BlackPhone it could open the door to important data such as contacts list.

Even attacker could also take over the "vital function" of the device. A hacker can exploit security holes BlackPhone by sending a special message to the service SilentText on target smartphone.

Attacks can then inject malicious programs via instant messaging application concerned.

The bug was discovered by researchers Azimuth Security who then report to SilentCircle as BlackPhone maker.

Fortunately it did not take long for SilentCircle to patch the dangerous gap.


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