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Samsung smartphones vulnerable to hacking

Millions of Samsung smartphones vulnerable to hacking, claims researcher: Company denies NEW DELHI: Despite being among the world’s leading technology companies, it seems that Samsung hasn’t done enough to secure its smartphones against hackers.

According to a report by a security researcher, the company has failed to review the domain of an app that comes pre-installed on Samsung devices.

6 tips to protect yourself from becoming a ransomware victim.
This weekend’s global online extortion attack reinforces the need for businesses and other large organizations to update their computer operating systems and security software, cybersecurity experts said. The attack largely infected networks that used out-of-date software, such as Windows XP, which Microsoft no longer offers technical support for. “There’s some truth to the idea that people are always going to hack themselves,” said Dan Wire, a spokesman for security firm FireEye. “You’ve got to keep your systems updated.” The a…