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Android Factory Data Reset Doesn't Wipe Data Completely; Login Keys And Data Intact

Researchers at the Cambridge University recently discovered that the factory data reset feature on Android doesn't work as well as advertised. If you thought that simply hitting the factory data reset button on your Android device did the job, you're about to find your worst fears come true.

The researchers found that even with full-disk encryption enabled, they were able to recover the file that stored encryption keys even after performing a factory reset. They then proceeded to recover the "crypto footer", using which they decrypted the device using a brute-force method to find the user's PIN.

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arstechnica.com
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Unveiling Android's Game-Changer: The Long-Awaited Battery Health Monitor – Report

Google Reportedly Set to Launch Tool Revealing Battery Degradation Over Time for Phones and Tablets, Says Android Authority.

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techacrobat.com
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WhatsApp Introduces Passwordless Login: Here's How to Activate It

WhatsApp Boosts Android Security and User Experience with Passwordless Login, Eliminating Two-Factor SMS. Here's How to Activate It.

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techacrobat.com
198d ago
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Nothing Phone (2) obtains Android 14-based Beta update: Here's everything you need to know

Nothing has released a new software update for the Nothing Phone (2) smartphone, based on Android 14. This update, known as Nothing OS 2.5, brings various enhancements and features.

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techacrobat.com
198d ago