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600 million Samsung smartphones are at risk of hacking, security expert says

A major vulnerability in software that comes bundled with Samsung phones has left as many as 600 million Samsung smartphone owners at risk of hacking, according to a report in Forbes. The SwiftKey typing software included on Samsung devices reportedly installs updates in plain text, security company NowSecure says — making it possible for an intruder to hijack the update and remotely execute code and malicious programs.
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