Samsung Admits There is a "hole" in the Android Galaxy

Engadget 
Samsung finally recognized the dangerous gap in the Android product. Potential security issues are from a bug in Exynos processor made ​​by Samsung.

Is Alephazin, a security researcher in the XDA-Developers community, who found a malicious program on your Samsung device that can get into Android security hole. Weakness is related to the type of processor Exynos 4210 and 4412 were used in several gadgets Samsung.

By exploiting this vulnerability, hackers do not intend either to delete the memory device, take over, or make it work with any Android app.

Samsung devices are potentially vulnerable, including the Galaxy S II (GT-I9100), Galaxy S III (GT-I9300), Galaxy S III LTE (GT-I9305), Galaxy Note (GT-N7000), Galaxy Note II (GT -N7100), and the Galaxy Note 10.1 (GT-N8000 and GT-N8010).

As quoted from VentureBeat, on Wednesday (12/19/2012), Samsung promised to patch the gap and provides software updates to its users.

It is no secret anymore, Android-based phones and tablets vulnerable to disruption due to less stringent oversight malware in the Android Market application store. In addition, Android users can freely install apps from any source.

However, in the case of Samsung, the problem is not from the operating system created by Google. The vulnerability lies in the kernel (core operating system program) because Samsung has modified Android kernel running on the Exynos processor. Modifications include the codes that are less robust security system.

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