Pierluigi Paganini November 16, 2023
Samsung suffered a new data breach

Samsung Electronics disclosed a data breach that exposed customer personal information to an unauthorized individual. Samsung Electronics suffered a data breach that exposed the personal information of some of its customers to an unauthorized individual. The security breach was discovered on November 13, 2023, and impacted customers who made purchases from the Samsung UK online […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 03, 2023
CISA adds Samsung and D-link bugs to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities catalog

US CISA added actively exploited Samsung and D-Link vulnerabilities to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities catalog. US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) added six Samsung and two D-Link vulnerabilities to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog. Below is the list of flaws added to the catalog: The CVE-2019-17621 flaw is a remote command execution flaw that resides in […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 20, 2023
US CISA warns of a Samsung vulnerability under active exploitation

US CISA added the vulnerability CVE-2023-21492 flaw affecting Samsung devices to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog. US CISA added the vulnerability CVE-2023-21492 vulnerability (CVSS score: 4.4) affecting Samsung devices to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog. The issue affects Samsung mobile devices running Android 11, 12, and 13, it is described as an insertion of sensitive […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 10, 2023
Samsung employees unwittingly leaked company secret data by using ChatGPT

Samsung employees have unwittingly leaked top secret data by providing them to the popular chatbot service ChatGPT. Samsung employees have shared internal documents, including meeting notes and source code, with the popular chatbot service ChatGPT. ChatGPT uses data provided by the users to train itself and build its experience, with the risk that this data […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 16, 2023
Baseband RCE flaws in Samsung’s Exynos chipsets expose devices to remote hack

Google’s Project Zero hackers found multiple flaws in Samsung ’s Exynos chipsets that expose devices to remote hack with no user interaction. White hat hackers at Google’s Project Zero unit discovered multiple vulnerabilities Samsung ’s Exynos chipsets that can be exploited by remote attackers to compromise phones without user interaction. The researchers discovered a total […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 20, 2023
Samsung announces Message Guard feature to neutralize zero-click attacks

Samsung introduces a new protection feature called Message Guard to protect users from zero-click malware attacks. Samsung announced the implementation of a new security feature called Message Guard that aims at protecting users from malicious code that can be installed via zero-click attacks. Zero-click exploits allow attackers to compromise the target device without any user interaction, for example, a […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 23, 2023
Two flaws in Samsung Galaxy Store can allow to install Apps and execute JS code

Researchers found two flaws in Samsung Galaxy Store that could be exploited to install applications or achieve code execution on the devices. Researchers from cybersecurity firm NCC Group published technical details on two vulnerabilities, tracked as CVE-2023-21433 and CVE-2023-21434, in Samsung Galaxy Store that could be exploited to install applications or execute malicious JavaScript code. […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 09, 2022
Surveillance vendor exploited Samsung phone zero-days

Google Project Zero researchers reported that a surveillance vendor is using three Samsung phone zero-day exploits. Google Project Zero disclosed three Samsung phone vulnerabilities, tracked as CVE-2021-25337, CVE-2021-25369 and CVE-2021-25370, that have been exploited by a surveillance company. The three issues are: The researchers pointed out that the surveillance firm included in its spyware the […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 02, 2022
Samsung discloses a second data breach this year

Electronics giant Samsung has confirmed a new data breach after some of its US systems were compromised in July. After the attack that hit the company in late July 2022, Samsung disclosed a data breach. The Electronics giant discovered on August 4 that threat actors have had access to its systems and exfiltrated customer personal […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 25, 2021
Samsung could use a TV Block feature to disable any of its TVs worldwide

The South Korean multinational Samsung revealed that it can disable its Samsung TV sets remotely using the TV Block feature. Samsung TV sets can be remotely disabled by the vendor using a built-in feature dubbed TV Block. The company revealed the capability to disable any device worldwide in a press release issued earlier this month in […]