Shattering your phone’s display on the pavement is a terrible feeling, but according to a recent study, you might have more to worry about than just the cost of replacing it. In a paper presented last week at a workshop in Vancouver, four researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel explained how broken screens are replace with aftermarket components of questionable origin — components which could be tampered with in order to hijack the user’s phone.
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