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Samsung’s Tizen IoT OS riddled with holes, Samsung still shooting it in feet

As if Tizen hasn’t been abused enough by Samsung, demoted from flagship smartphone OS to its IoT operating system for its consumer electronics and home appliances, a security researcher has unearthed 40 zero-day vulnerabilities – surely sounding the death-knell for the project in an industry that is slowly waking up to the threat that IoT security poses. Branding it “maybe the worst code I’ve ever seen,” Equus Software researcher Amihai Neiderman presented his Tizen findings at Kasperky’s Security Analyst Summit. “Everything you can do wrong there, they do it. You can see that nobody with any understanding of security looked at this code or wrote it. It’s like taking an undergraduate and letting him program your software,” he told Vice’s…

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