Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 25th Sep 2012 21:14 UTC, submitted by bowkota
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless On the same day I bought a brand new iMac and switched back to Mac (no joke!), and teased the employees at the Apple retailer with my Galaxy SII, Samsung goes around and pulls something idiotic like this. TouchWiz, Samsung's Android skin, has a very severe flaw which passes digits along from JavaScript (via their modified browser) to the modified dialler, allowing your device to be factory reset (!) by just visiting a link - via NFC, QR, or plain. This doesn't affect all Samsung devices, but those that are affected are all TouchWiz devices. This just proves once again that you should either buy Nexus, or make the switch to Cyanogenmod (or any of the other AOSP-based ROMs).
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RE[2]: Touch Wiz must die
by PieterGen on Wed 26th Sep 2012 08:06 UTC in reply to "RE: Touch Wiz must die"
PieterGen
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2012-01-13

LOL. Maybe time for someone to develop the most beloved piece of malware known to man: TouchWizKilla ;-) Kills only Touchwiz but leaves the rest on"touched" :-)

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