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  # 691353 25-Sep-2012 21:06
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jeffnz: thanks integer yes wasn't sure so checked as there is the 'modified' in the settings as well but apparently you use triangle awway then flash stock rom so all good

Hmm seems like I'm wrong on the Triangle part.
It does reset the counters but does not reset the System Status.
It is still set to Custom.

My assumption is the recovery mode still custom. The best way toget rid of this is to do a full wipe and then install official ROM again to get rid of the status.

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  # 691439 25-Sep-2012 23:49
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Just a word of warning, completely unnecessary I'm sure (I'm positive no one would surf dodgy sites right?), but probably better if you know how someone can factory reset your S3 from a browser link:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1904629




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  # 691454 26-Sep-2012 00:29
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UPDATE: looks like you are safe if browsing in Chrome (doesn't handle dialler in the browser). Also, revoking CALL_PHONE permissions would serve to block this attack within any HTML-rendering app




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  # 691459 26-Sep-2012 00:56
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NZtechfreak: UPDATE: looks like you are safe if browsing in Chrome (doesn't handle dialler in the browser). Also, revoking CALL_PHONE permissions would serve to block this attack within any HTML-rendering app

Is it mainly effecting ICS or is it JB as well?

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Ultimate Geek


  # 691483 26-Sep-2012 07:46
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Just grabbed the Polish JB release and installed it...works fine.

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Ultimate Geek


  # 691495 26-Sep-2012 08:06
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IntegerIsNumber: 

HINTS:
For those who'd like to get Google Now to talk back the results then do this.
Setting > Language and region setting > Choose default language to US English.



 


yes it gets it working but it gives you weather in Fahrenheit etc because its USA centric.

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Ultimate Geek


  # 691503 26-Sep-2012 08:15
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So who actually knows the differences between this official Polish release and the
[ROM]I9300XXDLIB[STOCK]-Deodexed*Zipaligned*Rooted*BusyBoxed that I installed and was talking about a few pages back?

 
 
 
 


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  # 691506 26-Sep-2012 08:25
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webup:
IntegerIsNumber: 

HINTS:
For those who'd like to get Google Now to talk back the results then do this.
Setting > Language and region setting > Choose default language to US English.



 


yes it gets it working but it gives you weather in Fahrenheit etc because its USA centric.

You can change weather and measurements to metric inside GoogleNow :)

Google Now > Setting > Google Now > Weather > Weather units > Celsius

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  # 691552 26-Sep-2012 09:50
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IntegerIsNumber:
NZtechfreak: UPDATE: looks like you are safe if browsing in Chrome (doesn't handle dialler in the browser). Also, revoking CALL_PHONE permissions would serve to block this attack within any HTML-rendering app

Is it mainly effecting ICS or is it JB as well?


All a bit uncertain right now I'm afraid. Best present work around is to install a second dialer which does not exhibit the auto-dialling response (Dialler One). Additionally if you don't set a default dialer for opening web-links you'll get the "select which app" dialog box, giving you another chance to back out of opening the link.




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Uber Geek


  # 691576 26-Sep-2012 10:32
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NZtechfreak: Just a word of warning, completely unnecessary I'm sure (I'm positive no one would surf dodgy sites right?), but probably better if you know how someone can factory reset your S3 from a browser link:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1904629


So what does this mean in "english" lol? Somebody can hack my phone if I click on a link I shouldnt of? Other than that im fine yes? :)

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Uber Geek


  # 691579 26-Sep-2012 10:46
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M_I_C_H_A_E_L:
NZtechfreak: Just a word of warning, completely unnecessary I'm sure (I'm positive no one would surf dodgy sites right?), but probably better if you know how someone can factory reset your S3 from a browser link:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1904629


So what does this mean in "english" lol? Somebody can hack my phone if I click on a link I shouldnt of? Other than that im fine yes? :)

Actually you don't even need to click on a link because it works by inserting an iframe into a web page and the source of the iframe is the bad URL that includes a "tel:".  So just visiting the bad website is enough to trigger this.

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  # 691580 26-Sep-2012 10:53
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MurrayM:
M_I_C_H_A_E_L:
NZtechfreak: Just a word of warning, completely unnecessary I'm sure (I'm positive no one would surf dodgy sites right?), but probably better if you know how someone can factory reset your S3 from a browser link:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1904629


So what does this mean in "english" lol? Somebody can hack my phone if I click on a link I shouldnt of? Other than that im fine yes? :)

Actually you don't even need to click on a link because it works by inserting an iframe into a web page and the source of the iframe is the bad URL that includes a "tel:".  So just visiting the bad website is enough to trigger this.


Ok thanks. I never visit dodgy sites on my mobile so I should be sweet. Cheers mate :)

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Master Geek


  # 691585 26-Sep-2012 11:02
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M_I_C_H_A_E_L:
MurrayM:
M_I_C_H_A_E_L:
NZtechfreak: Just a word of warning, completely unnecessary I'm sure (I'm positive no one would surf dodgy sites right?), but probably better if you know how someone can factory reset your S3 from a browser link:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1904629


So what does this mean in "english" lol? Somebody can hack my phone if I click on a link I shouldnt of? Other than that im fine yes? :)

Actually you don't even need to click on a link because it works by inserting an iframe into a web page and the source of the iframe is the bad URL that includes a "tel:".  So just visiting the bad website is enough to trigger this.


Ok thanks. I never visit dodgy sites on my mobile so I should be sweet. Cheers mate :)



Wondering if this issue isolated to only the mobile phones running on Android platform? Anyone know if there is a patch released for it? Cheers


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  # 691586 26-Sep-2012 11:03
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M_I_C_H_A_E_L:
MurrayM:
M_I_C_H_A_E_L:
NZtechfreak: Just a word of warning, completely unnecessary I'm sure (I'm positive no one would surf dodgy sites right?), but probably better if you know how someone can factory reset your S3 from a browser link:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1904629


So what does this mean in "english" lol? Somebody can hack my phone if I click on a link I shouldnt of? Other than that im fine yes? :)

Actually you don't even need to click on a link because it works by inserting an iframe into a web page and the source of the iframe is the bad URL that includes a "tel:".  So just visiting the bad website is enough to trigger this.


Ok thanks. I never visit dodgy sites on my mobile so I should be sweet. Cheers mate :)


Problem is innocuous looking links with redirects, I would still take steps to avoid (at present looks like installing Dialer One works).




Twitter: @nztechfreak
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Geek


  # 691612 26-Sep-2012 11:50
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FROM XDA: I9300XXBLH1 is not vulnerable, XXDLIB is not vulnerable, I tested it with http://ninpo.qap.la/test/index.html and only lauched the dialer, nothing else.
Stock Samsung Browser, stock dialer.


From what I have read these latest roms still interpret the tel command they just dont execute it i.e. your dialer will pop up with the code in it but you have to press the send to execute. So I suggest anyone on previous roms to update because this exploit is becoming quite popular.

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What JB modems are people using in Welly, I am getting disappointing reception and speeds compared to the T modem I used for the S2.

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