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Android security vulnerabilities differ by country, say researchers

May 26, 2020

Android smartphone devices produced by the world’s most prominent manufacturers, including Huawei, Samsung and Xiaomi, are being openly shipped and sold with radically different levels of on-board security in different countries, according to researchers at Finland’s F-Secure.

This variance highlights a significant gap and barrier to wider knowledge and understanding of Android device security around the world, but also points the way to a potentially more insightful attitude to vulnerability research.

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