95% of Android phones can be hacked with one just MMS, millions at risk

August 5, 2015


The most scandalous threat is tickling the nerves of Android phones owners: Zimperium zLabs reported six gaping hole in Google OS in April 2015. They also told Forbes that while Google sent out patches to its partners, unbelievably, most manufacturers did not make fixes available to protect their customers yet. The bugs are called the worst Android flaws ever discovered.

Security researchers claim that 95% of Android devices – roughly 950 million smartphones – are exposed to the exploit. Older devices running on an Android OS version below 2.2 are secured as well as gizmos running the latest build of Silent Circle’s Blackphone, which has already patched. Security updates for Nexus phone are slated to be released soon.

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