More than 500 Million Android Devices are Open to this New Vulnerability

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More than 500 Million Android Devices are Open to this New Vulnerability

Source: Check Point

A newly discovered hardware flaw in the Android devices is an invitation for trouble. Experts at a security research company, known as Check Point, discovered a few vulnerabilities that were given the name Quadrooter. This bug, or a flaw, is present in more than 500 million devices.

Speaking of which, this brings us to this year’s DEFCON, which was held in Las Vegas. Check Point’s chief mobile security research, Adam Donenfeld showed a few newly discoveries that had the ability to gain administrative privileges or root access on Android smartphones or tablets.

However by now you must be thinking how our devices can be affected by such a flaw. It’s simple. In order for your device to get infected, you simply need to install a malicious application. Once the application is set on your device, the hacker then has complete access to the data present in the device, along…

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