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Comment Not clear (Score 1) 58

So... if I understand this correctly, the vulnerability is in the fact that since they mac-then-encrypt, the data must be decrypted before the HMAC can be validated. SO, in theory, it opens up the possibility of a side-channel attack, but I don't see how the encryption is actually "broken"

Comment Re:is SD fading away though? (Score 2) 117

but the era of SD supporting devices is fading away

No it isn't. Not at all. The latest gen phones not supporting an SD card is a stupid marketing trick to get you to purchase a phone with larger internal capacity. This says absolutely nothing about anything else. Sane portable devices will still use an expandable memory slot for a long long time to come.

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