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Galaxy S3 hacked via NFC at Mobile Pwn2Own competition

Loek Essers | Sept. 20, 2012
The Samsung Galaxy S3 can be hacked via NFC, allowing attackers to download all data from the Android smartphone, security researchers demonstrated during the Mobile Pwn2Own contest in Amsterdam on Wednesday.

Dutch security researchers hacked an iPhone 4S earlier on Wednesday during the same Pwn2Own contest, showing how a malicious Web page can send all pictures, address book data and browsing history on the phone to a server of the attacker's choice by exploiting a hole in Safari's WebKit engine.

 

 

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