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05.22.15
Researchers find Android factory reset faulty and reversible
05.22.15

Researchers find Android factory reset faulty and reversible

Android's factory reset function isn't as effective as we'd all like it to be, according to a team...

By M. Moon,   05.22.15
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04.21.15
Researcher says Apple hasn't fixed major OS X security flaw
04.21.15

Researcher says Apple hasn't fixed major OS X security flaw

Earlier this month, Apple released an update that was supposed to patch a serious flaw in OS X, al...

By E. Alvarez,   04.21.15
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10.14.14
Russian hackers used Windows flaw to steal NATO data
10.14.14

Russian hackers used Windows flaw to steal NATO data

According to security firm iSight Partners, hackers from Russia recently gained access to sensitiv...

By E. Alvarez,   10.14.14
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02.20.14
Tinder security flaw exposed users' exact locations for several months
02.20.14

Tinder security flaw exposed users' exact locations for several months

Have you been using Tinder (an iOS/Android dating app that shows pictures of users in your area) th...

By M. Moon,   02.20.14
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03.01.12
Android and iOS expose your photos to third party apps, promise fixes
03.01.12

Android and iOS expose your photos to third party apps, promise fixes

2012 is still young, yet it's already shaping up to be a bad year for privacy and security on the m...

By T. O'Brien,   03.01.12
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02.03.12
HTC acknowledges long-running WiFi security flaw, says it kept it quiet to prevent exploits
02.03.12

HTC acknowledges long-running WiFi security flaw, says it kept it quiet to prevent exploits

As far back as September, security researchers discovered a "critical" bug in many HTC Android hand...

By S. Sakr,   02.03.12
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10.25.11
Sprint issues OTA fix for HTC Android handset vulnerability
10.25.11

Sprint issues OTA fix for HTC Android handset vulnerability

Earlier this month, we found out that after a software update HTC's Android handsets had a seriou...

By M. Gorman,   10.25.11
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10.04.11
HTC confirms security hole, says patch is incoming
10.04.11

HTC confirms security hole, says patch is incoming

HTC held true to its promise to look into the security vulnerability that surfaced over the weeke...

By S. Buckley,   10.04.11
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10.02.11
HTC security vulnerability said to leak phone numbers, GPS data, and more, HTC responds (video)
10.02.11

HTC security vulnerability said to leak phone numbers, GPS data, and more, HTC responds (video)

The folks at Android Police seem to have stumbled across a rather jarring security vulnerabil...

By S. Buckley,   10.02.11
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