Uninspiring design aside, Google’s new Pixel and Pixel XL are fantastic smartphones that really give the iPhone a run for its money, especially when it comes to taking photos and videos.
Earlier this month, Adrian Ludwig, the director of Android security at Google, told Motherboard at a security conference that the Pixels are as secure as iPhones.
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“For almost all threat models [the Pixels and iPhone] are nearly identical in terms of their platform-level capabilities,” Ludwig said.
Well, so much for that. A group of Chinese white hat hackers managed to hack a Pixel in 60 seconds at the PwnFest hacking competition that took place in Seoul on Friday, according to The Register. Read more…