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Jackin’ a ‘Droid

Posted by on Jul 28, 2012 | 0 comments

Jackin’ a ‘Droid

Fortunately, Charlie Miller is on the Good Guys side. A skilled hacker, Mr. Miller demonstrated  how to hijack a smartphone via short-range radio technology known as Near Field Communication (NFC).  He created tools that forced phones to visit websites seeded with attack software. The software on the booby-trapped websites helped Mr. Miller look at and steal data held on a handset. NFC is...

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