Android 4.4 contains a fix to yet another but weaker variant of the bug.
claim to have found a vulnerability in the security model of Android. One that could enable attackers to transform 99% of all apps into Trojan malware. Google stated that the security hole has been patched, and the said patch has been released to the OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers).
few exploits found in the kernel for Samsung's Exynos processors that power many popular smartphones. The Android Community and developers at XDA found a few holes and exploits in Samsung's kernel that were both good, and bad. The important thing here being that this was a huge security concern for all users. Today Samsung's replied to ease our minds.
XDA Developers that have been digging around in some of Samsung's Exynos kernels. It looks like a pretty big exploit has been found in the kernel for many of Samsung's Exynos powered devices. There's both good and bad news with this exploit so head down below for more details on this new found glory.
Samsung front today, as it's been discovered by security researchers that a single line of malicious code can factory wipe a handful of Samsung smartphones. This means that clicking on a link can automatically trigger your phone to wipe itself with no warning and no way to stop it. The exploit was detailed at the Ekoparty security conference using a simple USSD code. It can be sent from a website or be pushed to the phone with NFC, as well as be triggered by a QR code.
critical zero day flaw in Adobe Flash which Adobe revealed this week has been confirmed to be able to target Android phones and devices. This is the second exploit in just a week that is currently able to infect the Android platform. So far this is proving to be a very widespread cross-platform vulnerability that is currently actively being exploited against Flash Player.