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Thursday, 02 February 2012 09:34

New WiFi Vulnerability Found in Some HTC Phones

3d-11As the mobile market begins to become more and more an everyday lifestyle (how often have you seen someone browsing the web on their phone during your morning commute) we are finding that simple things are being left open to potential attack. These are not new items and are often holes or exploits that have been dealt with in the PC (including Mac) world long ago. Still the mobile market where it is today is a lot like the PC market in its infancy; nothing is really secure and both Apps and OSes have a long way to go before they are truly protected.

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broken-lockWe have said this before and we will say it again; what can be locked, can be unlocked. We also would like to add that nothing is “secure” unless it is powered off, unplugged and perhaps at the bottom of the ocean. I will never forget the feeling of watching someone remotely open and close the tray on my XboX and that was wired and behind TWO firewalls. Let’s face it all you can really do is minimize the threat and have a good plan to react when something happens.

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