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So both of your scenarios rely on the attacker having root access to the phone. In security, it's generally considered that once an attacker has root access, it's game over. That said, there are still interesting things to be said about your question. You asked: Is there a situation where the secure element does offer a clear security benefit to this ...


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You aren't hacked. Well, not by this link anyway. I opened the link you provided on a cloud instance and proxied the connection through Burp Suite so I could track exactly what happened with the redirects. Turns out it is a grabify.link link. Grabify offers url shortening and provides some level of detailed information about who follows the link. This ...


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Phone Hacked... he asked me how my city is (he knows the name) and he knows my cable provider. Does anyone know how serious this is and if I should be worried? I'm pretty sure your phone was not hacked. Such information are easily to obtain by simply having your IP address. And by connecting to a link controlled by somebody you make your IP address ...


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The attack vectors remain the same. The only difference is that mobile phones might provide an additional attack surface with other services reachable like Bluetooth and GSM/UMTS/GPRS/... Check public vulnerability databases for entries regarding WLAN or other network issues to determine the known attack surface of mobile devices. Once in a while there is ...



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