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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1539 Major security flaw in Samsung Knox could give hackers 'full control' of your phone
Samsung hasn't had the best few weeks. Security experts have disclosed three vulnerabilities in the system the company created to "enhance security" of the Android operating system.

Researchers from Israeli firm Viral Security Group exposed the flaws in Samsung's Knox system, which they say "allowed full control" of a Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy Note 5 used for testing back in June.

The vulnerabilities, which require an existing flaw to operate, were reported to Samsung earlier this year. The company says it fixed them in a recent security update.
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