Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Thursday June 18, 2015

Samsung Keyboard Security Risk, Over 600M+ Devices Impacted

If you own a Samsung Galaxy with Swiftkey keyboard software you are at risk of data theft, malware, eavesdropping and more. Samsung says it is working on a fix.

Over 600 million Samsung mobile device users have been affected by a significant security risk on leading Samsung models, including the recently released Galaxy S6. The risk comes from a pre-installed keyboard that allows an attacker to remotely execute code as a privileged (system) user.