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Hacker exploits Android devices with self-implanted NFC chip

2015/04/29

Help Net Security - (International) A security researcher at APA Wireless demonstrated that he could implant himself with a near field communication (NFC) chip that is undetectable by body scanners and could be used to infiltrate and compromise devices in high-security locations. The chip would ping nearby Android devices with links to malicious files that, once run and installed, would allow for further exploits from a remote computer.

Source: http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=18324

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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