Google issued an update for Android to address Stagefright—a major security vulnerability in the mobile OS—but researchers now claim the “fix” can be bypassed and the vulnerability can still be exploited.
Google called it the biggest software update the world has ever seen. Stagefright is a vulnerability in Android that allows an attacker to take over the mobile device with a single text message. It affects all Android devices—a billion or so around the world—so it’s a huge deal.
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Many Android Devices Still Vulnerable To 'Stagefright' Flaw Despite Patch From Google