Honeywell Mobile Computers with Android Operating Systems – CVE-2018-14825

Port of Barcelona and Port of San Diego suffers cyber attack on September 2018. The San Diego port indicated the ransomware attack is mainly an administrative problem and the port is open and operating as usual. Cyber attacker conducting cyber attack to logistic industry not new. Honeywell one of the Industrial Control Systems leading manufacturer. They found that a vulnerability occurs in their android mobile computer devices. Since the headline news last week did not mentioned about the vulnerability details. In order to avoid hacker trigger the attack and vendor not going to provide the vulnerabiity details. My observation is that Android has dangerous permission group which allow user to execute in special circumustances.

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