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Check Point shows hackers can infiltrate networks via fax machines

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Check Point Research has shown that hackers can infiltrate any home or corporate network by exploiting weaknesses in all-in-one printer fax machines. Dubbed the Faxploit, the attack can be carried out using only a fax number, according to a paper Check Point presented at the Defcon hacker event in Las Vegas today. The team used an HP all-in-one pri...
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A Clever Android Hack Takes Advantage of Sloppy Storage

A Clever Android Hack Takes Advantage of Sloppy Storage

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The so-called man in the disk attack uses Android's permissive external storage to wreak havoc on devices.
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Check Point Research: How Android allows ‘man-in-the-disk' cyberattacks

Check Point Research: How Android allows ‘man-in-the-disk' cyberattacks

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Check Point Research said it has found a design flaw in Android's Sandbox that allows external storage to be used as an avenue for cyberattacks. Those attacks could result in undesired outcomes, such as silent installation of unrequested, potentially malicious, apps to the user's phone. They could be used for denial of service for legitimate...
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