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New Samsung operating system fails security tests

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South Korean multinational conglomerate Samsung has had its fair share of problems recently. Apart from its phones catching fire and its boss winding up in jail, it seems that the vulnerabilities in its smart TVs, phones and watches are getting worse rather than improving. Israeli researcher Amihai Neiderman has identified… Read more »

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Android and Samsung Pay to hit the UK

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Several financial institutions have shown an interest in the plans by Google for Android Pay to become available in the UK in the coming months. Nationwide Building Society, Lloyds Bank and HSBC have all welcomed plans for the introduction of the facility which allows an Android device running 4.4 or… Read more »

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Voice commands unencrypted on some Samsung smart TVs

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Some smart TVs made by technology company Samsung have recently been found not to encrypt voice-related data, meaning the upload of owners’ voices is making it easier for hackers to spy. UK-based cyber security experts uncovered the oversight. Although Samsung has said that they plan to release new code which… Read more »

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