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Old 07-08-2016, 07:21 AM   #1
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LXer: Android's full-disk encryption just got much weaker-here's why

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Privacy advocates take note: Android's full-disk encryption just got dramatically easier to defeat on devices that use chips from semiconductor maker Qualcomm, thanks to new research that reveals several methods to extract crypto keys off of a locked handset. Those methods include publicly available attack code that works against an estimated 37 percent of enterprise users.



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