275 million Android devices can be at risk of a hack

Turns out North-Bit, a software research agency, conducted research that proves 275 million Android devices could be prone to a hack. The security concern is within Android software library, Stagefright, which is Androids core component. Stagefright is collective name for a group of software bugs that affect versions 2.2(“Froyo”) to 4.0 and newer Android OS. 

Sources state that Android operating systems 5.0 and 5.1 on HTC One, LG G3 or Samsung S5 are vulnerable to the new exploit. 

In order for an attacker to succeed, they must bypass your security by tricking you to click on an infected link within a web page long enough for the hack to complete. 

No fix yet, so watch what you are clicking!! I'm just saying.


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