Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphones vulnerable to Meltdown hacking: researchers

Jack Stubbs reports:

Samsung’s Galaxy S7 smartphones contain a microchip security flaw, uncovered earlier this year, that has put tens of millions of devices at risk to hackers looking to spy on their users, researchers told Reuters.

The Galaxy S7 and other smartphones made by Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) were previously thought to be immune to a security vulnerability known as Meltdown, which researchers said earlier this year was present in most of the world’s PCs, smartphones and other computing devices.

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