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Samsung Pay Leaks Mobile Device Information

November 22, 2017

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Researcher at Black Hat Europe will show how Samsung Pay’s security falls short and ways attackers could potentially bypass it.

Mobile users installing Samsung Pay on their devices could have sensitive information stolen by attackers due to a newly discovered weakness in the app that leaks the digital tokens that secure transactions and other technical information such as network traffic logs.

An attacker could capture this information without having to authenticate to the device, according to a Tencent researcher who goes by the name of HC, who at Black Hat Europe 2017 next month will present his findings on the Samsung Pay security weaknesses.

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