Tag: Stagefright

Google says major bugs like Stagefright had little to zero ‘real life’ effect on...

A lot of people bash Android for the lack of security and privacy in the platform. Google would be first to admit that it...

Google outlines Android Nougat security improvements

So 2015 to 2016 was not a good year for security on the Android platform. Among the list of high profile security issues, it...

The Android Security Bulletin for June 2016 squishes critical bugs and vulnerabilities

The security patch that Google committed to release on a monthly basis since the threat of the Stagefright vulnerability came to fore has just...

Defending Android N’s media stack from Stagefright-like attacks

Last year, the Stagefright bug caused relative panic in the Android world because it was discovered that hackers could access your personal data collect...

Android security patch now renamed to Android Security Bulletin, patch for May now rolling...

Ever since the threat of Stagefright gripped the Android world, Google has promised to put out monthly security patches that would deal with the...

Stagefright attack ‘thinks’ before it infects your phone

Most people will think they won’t really know what how scary a Stagefright infection of their phone is, and that’s because it does take...

Android releases February security update, out for Nexus devices

February just rolled in, and that means the monthly Android security updates are not far behind. In fact, the update is here already, and...

Android releases promised monthly security update for January 2016

As part of Android’s commitment to lower down risks and threats of malicious attacks on mobile devices resulting from gaps in the privacy and...

Latest Lollipop update for Note 5, S6 edge+ now shows security patch level

Oops, has it been that long since OEMs made a commitment to release monthly Android security patches to guard the devices against Stagefright? So...

Google pushes out promised monthly security updates for Nexus devices

In light of the Stagefright vulnerability that rocked the Android world a few months back, Google has promised to push out security updates for...
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HTC notes monthly security updates for StageFright are “unrealistic”

The StageFright vulnerability made a lot of OEMs panic because of the possible attacks. Good thing though that this problem was sighted early on...

Stagefright 2.0: hacking your phone through MP3 audio, MP4 video

Zimperium zLabs has made public another vulnerability in Android, calling it Stagefright 2.0. The vulnerability manifests itself when your Android device tries to process...

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