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Update flawed, new one needed for countless gadgets Google’s security update to fix the Stagefright vulnerability in millions of Android smartphones is buggy – and a new patch is needed. The Stagefright flaw is named after a component within the Android operating system that, among other things, processes incoming text […]

Androids still vulnerable, even after Google patch


Days after a security flaw in Android’s media playback system Stagefright was publicly revealed, threatening nearly a billion Android devices, another wide-reaching security flaw could be used to make a victim’s Android device completely unresponsive. According to security firm Trend Micro, which publicly disclosed info about the vulnerability Wednesday, the […]

Security flaw can render an Android device temporarily useless