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11.05.15
New strain of Android malware is 'virtually impossible' to remove
11.05.15

New strain of Android malware is 'virtually impossible' to remove

Most Android malware is bad enough, but new versions take advantage of root exploits to become so deeply embedded that even a factory reset won't get rid of them

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07.24.15
Samsung Pay doesn't work on rooted phones
07.24.15

Samsung Pay doesn't work on rooted phones

Bad news, power-users: if you habitually root every smartphone you put in your pocket, you won't b...

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08.22.14
Chromecast software vulnerability paves way for another root exploit
08.22.14

Chromecast software vulnerability paves way for another root exploit

Google regularly rolls out Chromecast updates that plug up previous root-friendly exploits, but th...

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06.23.14
Nest Learning Thermostat has its security cracked open by GTVHacker
06.23.14

Nest Learning Thermostat has its security cracked open by GTVHacker

While we wait for Google I/O (which starts tomorrow) to find out what will become of the company's...

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12.28.13
Roku player software cracked open temporarily, root now to run XBMC later
12.28.13

Roku player software cracked open temporarily, root now to run XBMC later

Roku's line of set-top boxes have been popular thanks to their simple controls, large set of avail...

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08.02.13
Chromecast update breaks root-friendly exploit
08.02.13

Chromecast update breaks root-friendly exploit

We hope you weren't planning to tinker with your Chromecast this weekend. GTVHacker has confirmed...

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07.03.13
Redbox Instant app for Android updated to work on rooted devices
07.03.13

Redbox Instant app for Android updated to work on rooted devices

When Redbox Instant's mobile apps launched earlier this year some users noticed that it refused to...

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05.24.13
Google Glass exploration demonstrates a hidden browser and more (video)
05.24.13

Google Glass exploration demonstrates a hidden browser and more (video)

While it's known that Google Glass has in-testing features just waiting to be exposed, we haven't...

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