Google finds 18 vulnerabilities in Samsung Exynos chipsets

Google has launched a big attack on Samsung. Google’s Project Zero bug-hunting team has found 18 security flaws in Samsung’s Exynos chipset. Samsung’s Exynos chipset is used in many mobile devices, smartwatches, and cars.

Google’s research team has said that there are 18 flaws in the Exynos processor, by taking advantage of which your phone can be controlled remotely and you can also be a victim of cybercrime. Project Zero team lead Tim Willis said the company’s tests showed four of the 18 vulnerabilities could be exploited by hackers to remotely control a device.

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According to the report, the other 14 flaws are not as threatening, as a suspicious mobile network would be needed to hack the phone through them.

The Exynos chipset bug is said to have affected the Samsung S22, M33, M13, M12, A71, A53, A33, A21s, A13, A12, and A04 series phones.

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Apart from this, Vivo’s S16, S15, S6, X70, X60, and X30 series phones are also at risk. At the same time, Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 7 series phones are also on the mark of hackers.

Hackers are also eyeing those cars in which the Exynos Auto T5123 chipset has been used. One way to avoid this bug is to turn off Wi-Fi calling on your phone. Also, keep VoLTE off.

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