11-20-2017 10:28 PM
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  1. Djlarocca's Avatar
    Ever since the news about the bluborne vulnerability, I've kept my Bluetooth off and only briefly turned it on here and there. Very annoying considering it basically crippled my pebble watch. The September security patch should fix it. Only question is, when is the honor 8 going to receive it.

    Anyone else ditching Bluetooth till the patch comes in or am I being too cautious?
    10-23-2017 10:47 PM
  2. gtt1's Avatar
    Maybe a bit over cautious. What about turning off Bluetooth when using the phone in public places. I know a PITA to do but doubt that you will get hacked at home or in your car or at work. I imagine most users of Bluetooth are for the car.
    10-24-2017 08:18 AM
  3. Djlarocca's Avatar
    Maybe a bit over cautious. What about turning off Bluetooth when using the phone in public places. I know a PITA to do but doubt that you will get hacked at home or in your car or at work. I imagine most users of Bluetooth are for the car.
    Problem is I live in a city so everywhere I go is pretty public. Yeah I may be a bit too cautious but better safe than sorry I guess. Hopefully this patch comes soon so i don't have to worry about it for long.
    10-24-2017 09:13 AM
  4. garethrdwilliams's Avatar
    I'm finding my phone keeps knocking my Bluetooth off for no reason and sometimes it fails to start up! argh!
    10-24-2017 05:48 PM
  5. Morty2264's Avatar
    Though I use Bluetooth sparingly as it is - and only to sync up my Fitbit, to see how I'm doing - I definitely scaled back even further when I heard about Bluetooth hacking. I think it's a smart idea until we're better protected.

    About the security patch, however... Hopefully we get it soon.
    10-24-2017 09:58 PM
  6. Djlarocca's Avatar
    Though I use Bluetooth sparingly as it is - and only to sync up my Fitbit, to see how I'm doing - I definitely scaled back even further when I heard about Bluetooth hacking. I think it's a smart idea until we're better protected.

    About the security patch, however... Hopefully we get it soon.
    I wonder what will come first, the september security patch or emui 8
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    10-24-2017 10:00 PM
  7. Morty2264's Avatar
    I wonder what will come first, the september security patch or emui 8
    LOOL who knows... Maybe it'll be an Honor 10. 🤣
    10-24-2017 10:01 PM
  8. dpham00's Avatar
    Well we are on August patch now... Historically, we are seeing patches every 3-4 months... So it will probably be some time before it is patched.


    Are you using wifi? If so there's a wifi bug too
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    10-25-2017 05:17 PM
  9. Djlarocca's Avatar
    Well we are on August patch now... Historically, we are seeing patches every 3-4 months... So it will probably be some time before it is patched.


    Are you using wifi? If so there's a wifi bug too
    Ha! Oh no! Don't tell me that. What's the wifi bug? I guess the lesson is don't turn anything on.
    10-25-2017 10:07 PM
  10. dpham00's Avatar
    Ha! Oh no! Don't tell me that. What's the wifi bug? I guess the lesson is don't turn anything on.
    Here you go

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.and...om/krack%3famp
    10-26-2017 07:54 AM
  11. Djlarocca's Avatar
    Great, time to go live off grid in a cave somewhere.
    10-26-2017 08:15 AM
  12. Djlarocca's Avatar
    Looks like we'll be getting a b389 patch shortly here in the states. Hopefully it comes with the September update!
    10-30-2017 10:32 PM
  13. orangecroc's Avatar
    Are you overly concerned that someone will hack your phone? Are you likely to be specifically targeted for some reason? If not, I think you're probably being overly cautious.
    11-05-2017 02:14 PM
  14. dpham00's Avatar
    Are you overly concerned that someone will hack your phone? Are you likely to be specifically targeted for some reason? If not, I think you're probably being overly cautious.
    It depends on how much risk you are willing to take is all. Each person must make that determination for themselves.
    11-06-2017 12:58 PM
  15. Aljean Thein's Avatar
    Nothing wrong getting the latest security updates even if you have nothing to hide. it's the thought that you know you're being protected
    11-15-2017 02:37 AM
  16. dpham00's Avatar
    Nothing wrong getting the latest security updates even if you have nothing to hide. it's the thought that you know you're being protected
    Yup. I feel it's better safe than sorry.
    11-16-2017 11:00 AM
  17. dpham00's Avatar
    Ever since the news about the bluborne vulnerability, I've kept my Bluetooth off and only briefly turned it on here and there. Very annoying considering it basically crippled my pebble watch. The September security patch should fix it. Only question is, when is the honor 8 going to receive it.

    Anyone else ditching Bluetooth till the patch comes in or am I being too cautious?
    Good news is that I just got the October patch yesterday! You should check for updates in the settings to see if it's available for you.
    11-16-2017 11:01 AM
  18. Djlarocca's Avatar
    Good news is that I just got the October patch yesterday! You should check for updates in the settings to see if it's available for you.
    that's great! Thanks for the heads up. I'll download it tonight.
    11-16-2017 11:03 AM
  19. dpham00's Avatar
    that's great! Thanks for the heads up. I'll download it tonight.
    No problem.iirc, It's around 330mb,so it's not very large.
    11-16-2017 11:23 AM
  20. Aljean Thein's Avatar
    Yup. I feel it's better safe than sorry.
    Sure is!
    11-16-2017 05:22 PM
  21. Aljean Thein's Avatar
    that's great! Thanks for the heads up. I'll download it tonight.
    Awesome. That bluborne is scary
    11-16-2017 05:23 PM
  22. dpham00's Avatar
    Awesome. That bluborne is scary
    It certainly is. Maybe honor realized the risk and issued the update
    11-17-2017 08:58 PM
  23. Aljean Thein's Avatar
    Yes good they worked on it quickly
    11-17-2017 09:42 PM
  24. dpham00's Avatar
    Yes good they worked on it quickly
    Or maybe it was just a coincidence. But either way it's a good thing
    11-20-2017 03:11 PM
  25. Aljean Thein's Avatar
    Dunno but they fixed it so great for that
    11-20-2017 03:40 PM
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