Stagefright patches have been rolling out recently, including fixes for some Nexus-branded handsets, and carriers have been getting into the mix, too. Now OnePlus has announced its own update for its One smartphone.
In its forums, OnePlus officially announced the OxygenOS 1.0.2 update, which will bring its custom Android UI to the latest ... Read More »
Earlier in the week, Samsung said that some of its lineup would begin receiving monthly, security-focused updates following the release of patches for the Stagefright exploit. Soon after, Google confirmed the same news for its Nexus-branded devices.
Now with the focus on Android and security, another major manufacturer within the Android Army has announced that ... Read More »
August 5 has been a busy day for security updates. Earlier in the day, AT&T, Sprint and Alcatel confirmed their own plans for patching up several different devices that could fall victim to the Stagefright exploit. Then it was announced that the Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 will be getting their own software updates ... Read More »
In the wake of the Stagefright security flaw, Samsung has decided to go ahead and create a new Android security update process that promises faster fixes and fast tracked updates for major bugs. While details are still scant, it appears that Samsung will be sending ... Read More »
Last week brought a mild panic to the Android world with the discovery of a major security flaw in Stagefright, the media playback tool that Android has used since Froyo. The bug essentially allows an attacker to simply send an infected MMS to your device, ... Read More »
Privacy is a hot topic lately, though few do much about their lack of it. With both government agencies and the average computer nerd hitting random buttons on a keyboard to hack into your phone, everything you do on your technological devices may be seen and logged. Or at least that’s the idea.
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It looks like Google and all Android manufacturers have a very serious issue on their hands. A new security flaw was discovered in Stagefright, the media playback tool that Android uses, that allows an MMS message to seriously compromise your device. And worst of all, it affects almost all Android devices since Android 2.2.
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BlackBerry has long been struggling to succeed. It used to be the most popular enterprise phone, with leading security and features for the workplace. Every businessman had a BlackBerry! But with the advances of iOS and Android, BlackBerry devices have been forgotten and the company has not been able to rekindle its past success.
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It looks like Samsung has a security issue on its hands, but thankfully it isn’t that big of a deal. Now Secure claims that more than 600 million Samsung phones are at risk due to a vulnerability in the Samsung keyboard. Basically, a fake language pack can be downloaded instead of an official one if ... Read More »
Google already rewards people for finding big security vulnerabilities in its services. Instead of suing or taking legal action against people who try to help like some other companies have done, Google rewards those people for assisting in making its services safer for everyone. Now Google will be doing the same for Android!
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