NFC bluetooth pairing Android exploit


  • NFC Ring Team

    NFC hacks used to exploit Android devices...

    Team MBSD from Japan hacked Samsung's Galaxy S5 by using a near-field communications (NFC) attack that trigger a deserialization issue in certain code specific to Samsung. Jon Butler of South Africa’s MWR InfoSecurity also managed to break the Galaxy S5 via NFC.

    NFC was also utilized by UK-based researcher Adam Laurie from Aperture Labs to hack an LG Nexus 5.

    "A two-bug exploit targeting NFC capabilities on the LG Nexus 5 (a Google-supported device) demonstrated a way to force BlueTooth pairing between phones

    Source: http://www.securityweek.com/mobile-pwn2own-2014-iphone-5s-galaxy-s5-nexus-5-fire-phone-hacked


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