samsung galaxy3 serious security hole

  sunnystaines 25 Sep 12

the article shows how to stop the hole it says "to guard against the attacks is to switch off "service loading" in settings, and disable QR code and NFC apps. " in galaxy3 cannot find service loading can anyone help please, got no QR or NFC in apps either?

  sunnystaines 26 Sep 12

gets a mention on pca news but no info on disabling the flaw risk settings

  Woolwell 29 Sep 12

Have you downloaded the latest software update?

It is apps that use QR or NFC not QR and NFC apps.

See this Check if your device is vulnerable.

IMHO the risk is overstated.

  sunnystaines 29 Sep 12

woolwell thanks downloaded the large firmware update about a week ago, checked today no update.

thanks for the link

  Nontek 04 Oct 12


Another update available today! I have just updated mine.

  sunnystaines 05 Oct 12

nontek getting none available

  Nontek 05 Oct 12

My latest update automatically appeared when I connected to Samsung Kies on PC.


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