40 vulnerabilities found in Samsung’s Tizen OS

April 5th, 2017   decode   news

It turns out that Samsung‘s Tizen OS, the system it uses on its smart TVs, smartwatches, smartphones and plans to use as in-car infotainment, is highly vulnerable to hacking.

According to a report by researcher Amihai Neiderman Tizen OS has no less than 40 major zero-day vulnerabilities that will give hackers remote access to Tizen hardware.

One of the major weak points is the Tizen store from which people download apps to their Tizen devices. It’s easily hackable and has the highest level of clearance on Tizen-powered hardware. Hack the store and you can deliver malicious code to…

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