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Your Samsung phone may have a big security flaw – here's how to stay safe


Google’s security research team has discovered some major vulnerabilities in Pixel and Samsung Galaxy phones that you’ll want to protect yourself against as soon as you can.

The issues were discovered in the Exynos modems produced by Samsung that are used by a variety of smartphones including the Google Pixel 6, Google Pixel 7, and Samsung Galaxy S22 among others.

As revealed in the Project Zero team’s blog post (opens in new tab) people using a device that relies on this chip will want to turn off Wi-Fi calling and Voice-over-LTE in their device settings in order to protect themselves until a security patch is released. The affected devices are:

  • Samsung's S22, M33, M13, M12, A71, A53, A33, A21, A13, A12 and A04 series phones
  • Vivo's S16, S15, S6, X70, X60 and X30 series phones
  • Google's Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro, Pixel 6a, and ...

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