Your phone's secure? Think again

    Date01 Oct 2012
    CategoryPrivacy
    2180
    Posted ByDave Wreski
    Smartphone arrogance is something I can tolerate. But I can't stand smart alecs who think their smart devices are absolutely secure. And, going by reports last week of a security hole that allows hackers to wipe out data on many Android phones, as well as other worrying mobile- security news, these smart chaps don't look so smart any more.

    It surfaced earlier last week that a bug in the new Samsung Galaxy S III allows a hacker to reset the phone to its factory settings - erasing data such as contacts and photos.

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