Android has a problem. New research shows that the mobile operating system’s encryption can be bypassed using a fairly straightforward brute force method. The hack Brute force is actually pretty simple; heck, you may have even done it yourself and not known about it. All it really means is that you try repeatedly to enter the correct password (you know, like when you forget a password to an online account and just keep trying). Though Android uses a strong 2048-bit RSA key in addition to your password, devices using a Qualcomm processor (read: most modern Android devices) are at risk.…

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