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Mobile Security: It Took 55 Second To Hack Samsung Galaxy S22

NEW DELHI: In just 55 seconds, hackers were able to break into the Samsung Galaxy S22, the company’s flagship smartphone for 2022. According to a report by Bleeping Computer, a team of researchers from Pentest Limited introduced a zero-day issue in Samsung Galaxy S22 as part of a successful Improper Input Validation attack.

In less than a minute, techies were able to completely hack the smartphone in 55 seconds. According to the report, the breach won them $25,000 at the Pwn2Own hacking competition. Intriguingly, the Galaxy S22 phone was compromised four times during the December 6 to 8 event. Participating in the Pwn2Own hacking competition were 26 individuals from 14 different nations.

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On the first day of Pwn2Own Toronto, the STAR Labs team and an anonymous security researcher named Chim demonstrated two further zero-day weaknesses in successful assaults on the Galaxy S22, according to a report by Bleeping Computer. In all four instances, the smartphone was running the most recent version of Android with all updates installed.

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During the hacking competition, teams and security researchers targeted devices in a variety of categories, including smartphones, home automation hubs, printers, wireless routers, network-attached storage, and smart speakers, all of which were up-to-date and configured by default. According to the study, no group expressed interest in hacking the Apple iPhone 13 and Google Pixel 6 handsets.

Pwn2Own Toronto 2022 concluded with 63 zero-day attacks across different categories rewarding competitors $989,750.

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