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ZTE Open FirefoxOS Phone, root and first impressions

ZTE Open is the first non-developer FirefoxOS phone, sold commercially in Spain by Movistar. It can be rooted using CVE-2012-4220 aka Qualcomm DIAG root discovered by Giantpune. This security advisory was released by Qualcomm on November 15, 2012. The ZTE … Continue reading

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Fortifying a Galaxy Nexus with stock-ish image and root access

In this post I will describe my recipe to have a Samsung Galaxy Nexus (codename “maguro”) using a rooted factory image, capable of getting OTA updates without loosing root access and with a locked bootloader, keeping the user data safe … Continue reading

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