back to article Destination PWND: Safes, ATMs, phones all fall to Vegas hax0rs

BSides, Black Hat, DEF CON... For the last six days, Las Vegas has been home to the top brains in the computer security industry and the business menagerie that follows them – causing some panic among locals. We've seen the pathetic state of the US electronic voting system exposed, claims of advanced eavesdropping at the …

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  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    "Samsung handsets from the S3 to the S8"

    What patches? That leaves a lot of vulnerable devices out there.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Broadpwn

      Google patched the latest version of Android in early July. Presumably Samsung is working on patches for the last couple Galaxies, and for the older ones you are most likely SOL.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    But hey, at least banking via mobile phone is secure.

    It is, isn't it?


    1. Tree

      Re: But hey, at least banking via mobile phone is secure.

      You can call the phone number to get balance and history, but never try to deposit or withdraw anything. Do not ever set up a password.

  4. John Smith 19 Gold badge

    Broadcom --> binary blob you can't control ?

    No doubt more to come.

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