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Serious vulnerability in Blackphone exposed messages, location

2015/01/28

Securityweek - (International) A security flaw in Silent Text, an instant messaging app available on the privacy-focused Blackphone, could be exploited by a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code and enable the complete control of a targeted device. The vulnerability has been closed by Blackphone and its developer Silent Circle.

Source: http://www.securityweek.com/serious-vulnerability-blackphone-exposed-messages-location

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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