Hackers can exploit bugs in Samsung pre-installed apps to spy on users

Samsung is working on patching multiple vulnerabilities affecting its mobile devices that could be used for spying or to take full control of the system.

The bugs are part of a larger set discovered and reported responsibly by one security researcher through the company’s bug bounty program.

Since the beginning of the year, Sergey Toshin – the founder of Oversecured company specialized in mobile app security, found more than a dozen vulnerabilities affecting Samsung devices.

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Source: Bleeping Computer