Google Project Zero Issues Startling Security Warning To Pixel And Samsung Galaxy Ownershothardware.com
Dangerous zero-day vulnerabilities found in Samsung Exynos modems have been discovered encompassing Samsung Galaxy phones, Google Pixel 6s and 7s, select wearables, and more. Here's what to expect, the steps to take, and find out if your device(s) is affected.
Google's Project Zero found eighteen zero-day vulnerabilities in Exynos modems, of which seven were designated as "most severe" that can allow an attacker—with an exploited phone number—to intercept data passing through the modem to obtain data from text messages and phone calls. Project Zero's blog states that these exploits affect phones manufactured between late 2022 and early 2023.
The team explain that their testing found that, "those four vulnerabilities allow an attacker to remotely compromise a phone at the baseband level with no user interaction, and require only that the attacker know the victim's phone number. With limited additional research and development, we ...
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