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tl;dr Use browsers (e.g. FireFox) that are proven to be not vulnerable to FREAK bug and try to avoid these sites until they've fixed their server. The bug is not device-dependant nor Android version-dependant. From FreakAttack.com, Who is vulnerable? The FREAK attack is possible when a vulnerable browser connects to a susceptible web server—a ...


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I'm surprised that no-one has suggested going to the play store / device manager and using the built-in tools for locking and erasing the device in question. Go here: https://www.google.com/android/devicemanager?hl=en&u=0


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That's right. An attacker can only create a shell with this tools/exploits. But if kernel has a vulnerability like privileges escalation, he (attacker) can gain root access then. (This only exists when kernel has a vulnerability. This is so important.) But maybe attacker can execute malicious code with shell/interpreter then gain root access. Something ...


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To log into GMail after attaching any sort of 2 Factor Auth, one has to create an Application specific password for use with your Google Account. For that, you have to to the Authorization Page in your Google Account, enter a custom name and google will create a secure password that one can use with any device. This password is only visible once after ...



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