Archive for the ‘Android Vulnerability’ Category

Google Makes 2 Years of Android Security Updates Mandatory for Device Makers

October 25th, 2018
When it comes to security updates, Android is a real mess. Even after Google timely rolls out security patches for its Android platform, a major part of the Android ecosystem remains exposed to hackers because device manufacturers do not deliver patches regularly and on a timely basis to their customers. To deal with this issue, Google at its I/O Developer Conference May 2018 revealed the

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Millions of Android Devices Using Broadcom Wi-Fi Chip Can Be Hacked Remotely

July 7th, 2017

Google has released its latest monthly security update for Android devices, including a serious bug in some Broadcom Wi-Fi chipsets that affects millions of Android devices, as well as some iPhone models.

Dubbed BroadPwn, the critical remote code execution vulnerability resides in Broadcom’s BCM43xx family of WiFi chipsets, which can be triggered remotely without user interaction, allows a

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Google releases Security Patch for Android Stagefright 2.0 Vulnerability

October 6th, 2015

Google reportedly fixed the latest round of Stagefright vulnerabilities in Android, pushing its latest over-the-air (OTA) update to Nexus devices.

Last week, researchers warned of Stagefright 2.0 vulnerability that affected more than one Billion Android devices dating back to the latest versions of the Android operating system.

The Stagefright bugs allowed hackers to take control of

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Stagefright Bug 2.0 — One Billion Android SmartPhones Vulnerable to Hacking

October 1st, 2015

Attention Android users!

More than 1 Billion Android devices are vulnerable to hackers once again – Thanks to newly disclosed two new Android Stagefright vulnerabilities.

Yes, Android Stagefright bug is Back…

…and this time, the flaw allows an attacker to hack Android smartphones just by tricking users into visiting a website that contains a malicious multimedia file, either MP3 or

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New Android Vulnerable Lets Hackers Take Over Your Phone

August 24th, 2015

This time Everything is Affected!

Yet another potentially dangerous vulnerability has reportedly been disclosed in the Google’s mobile operating system platform – Android.

Android has been hit by a number of security flaws this month, including:

 Stagefright vulnerability that affects 950 Million Android devices worldwide
A critical mediaserver vulnerability that threatened to crash

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Another Critical Flaw Affecting Almost All Android Devices

August 18th, 2015

Two weeks ago, we reported about a critical mediaserver vulnerability that threatened to crash more than 55 percent of Android devices, making them unresponsive and practically unusable to perform most essential tasks.

Now, security researchers at Trend Micro have uncovered another flaw in the Android’s mediaserver component that could be remotely exploited to install malware onto a target

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New Android Vulnerability Could Crash your Phones Badly

July 30th, 2015

Bad week for Android. Just days after a critical Stagefright vulnerability was revealed in the widely popular mobile platform, another new vulnerability threatens to make most Android devices unresponsive and practically unusable to essential tasks.

Security researchers at Trend Micro have developed an attack technique that could ultimately crash more than 55 percent of Android phones,

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Amazon Patches Certificate Vulnerabilities in Fire Phones

June 29th, 2015

Amazon patched three vulnerabilities in its Fire Phone, two of which allow for silent certificate installations.

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