Android full disk encryption can be brute-forced on Qualcomm-based devices – PCWorld

Attackers can exploit vulnerabilities in Android devices with Qualcomm chipsets in order to extract the encrypted keys that protect users’ data and run brute-force attacks against them. The attack was demonstrated last week by security researcher Gal …
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