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Another day, Another Android Vulnerability

These types of news stories are starting to become a regular feature. In short, someone finds a vulnerability in the Android Operating System which happens to affect every single phone – IN THEORY! No different to all the vulnerabilities that could destroy Microsoft Windows OS! Anyhow, this time, …

Bypassed: Fingerprint scanner on a LG V10 vulnerability

Before we delve into this article, I believe it is important to give a caveat – there are quite a lot of elements and assumptions in this “attack” for this V10 vulnerability to work. More than likely, the odds are limited in anyone achieving the attack. The YouTuber, …

More evidence of Android malware hijacking

We recently reported on various studies and stories about Android being vulnerable and various applications been hijacked by malware. It is important to stress at this point, with due care and attention to where you are downloading applications from – you will reduce the risk of an attack on your …

How we got hacked, and how we fixed it.

It’s not often that you’ll see the owner of a website saying this. It’s even more rare to see that person explaining what happened or going into detail about how the site got compromised and what steps were taken to rectify the situation. However, I wished an article …

Chrome stored passwords vulnerability exposed

Aren’t modern browsers great? They have loads of great features, like remembering your passwords and auto-filling them in for you whenever needed. But what if those stored passwords were easily discoverable by anyone with access to your computer?  That’s the situation with Google Chrome. Going through the Settings …

Do you own a ZTE Score M Handset, if so then you NEED to read this!!!

Here at Coolsmartphone Castle we have had word from Lookout Mobile Security of a major vulnerability affecting some ZTE handsets. Last week it was discovered that a number of ZTE Android mobile phones had a security hole. Specifically, some phones contain a poorly protected setuid shell that can be …

HTC Vulnerability – Patch on the way

HTC have already go to work on the security vulnerability that appeared over the weekend. The news has now gone mainstream with the BBC and other networks picking up on the issue. We’ve received the following statement from HTC about the matter.. HTC Public Statement HTC takes claims …

Skype security vulnerability now fixed

You may have seen reports regarding a with Skype earlier this week. It could have allowed other apps to access the private Skype files containing your personal data. An update is now available to fix the bug and you can download it here. Details of this fix have …