Samsung releases fix for remote wipe vulnerability

Last week we heard that Samsung’s Galaxy S3 (Android) smartphone has a vulnerability that could allow it to be remotely wiped by code from a malicious web site. If you have a BYOD environment and/or company-issued S3 phones on your network, you should advise users with S3’s that Samsung has now released a patch for the vulnerability, which can be downloaded over the air. Find out more here:

http://news.cnet.com/8301-1035_3-57520467-94/samsung-offers-up-patch-for-galaxy-s3-remote-wipe-vulnerability/?part=rss&subj=news&tag=2547-1_3-0-20

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