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Microsoft Finds Critical Bugs in Pre-Installed Apps on Millions of Android Devices

Microsoft Finds Critical Bugs in Pre-Installed Apps on Millions of Android Devices

Four high severity vulnerabilities have been disclosed in a framework used by pre-installed Android System apps with millions of downloads. The issues, now fixed by its Israeli developer MCE Systems, could have potentially allowed threat actors to stage remote and local attacks or be abused as vectors to obtain sensitive information by taking advantage of …

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Samsung's massive cat photo may tease the Galaxy S23's camera

Samsung’s massive cat photo may tease the Galaxy S23’s camera

Cats are a popular photography subject, but for Samsung, they are apparently also great material test for assessing the quality of its most ambitious camera sensor ever, and it’s the one that will likely grace the Galaxy S23 series next year. Samsung’s team took the company’s in-development 200-megapixel smartphone camera sensor for a test run …

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New Hack Remotely Swipes iPhone, Android Screens Using Charging Cables

New Hack Remotely Swipes iPhone, Android Screens Using Charging Cables

Security researchers show how they remotely swipe smartphone screens without physical contact Universal Images Group via Getty Images Seven security researchers, five from the Zhejiang University, China and two from the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany, have successfully demonstrated how to remotely hack and swipe smartphone touchscreens without actually touching them. The attack methodology, which …

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Google Urged to Stop Tracking Location Data Ahead of Roe Reversal

Google Urged to Stop Tracking Location Data Ahead of Roe Reversal

more than 40 Democratic members of Congress called on Google to stop collecting and retaining customer location data that prosecutors could use to identify women who obtain abortions. “We are concerned that, in a world in which abortion could be made illegal, Google’s current practice of collecting and retaining extensive records of cell phone location …

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Sony WH-1000XM5 Headphones Review - MacRumors

Sony WH-1000XM5 Headphones Review – MacRumors

Sony this week launched the updated version of its premium flagship noise-canceling headphones. If your only interest is how the $400 WH-1000XM5 from Sony stack up against Apple’s $549 AirPods Max, be sure to check out our direct comparison. The following is a standalone review of Sony’s latest headphones. Since they launched in August 2020, …

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