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New vulnerabilities affect over 900 million Android devices, enable complete control of devices

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Aug 8, 2016.

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    Check Point researchers have announced four new vulnerabilities that affect over 900 million Android smartphones and tablets at DEF CON in Las Vegas. QuadRooter is a set of four vulnerabilities affecting Android devices that are built on the Qualcomm chipset, a supplier of 80% of the chipsets in the Android ecosystem. If any one of the four vulnerabilities is exploited, an attacker can trigger privilege escalations and gain root access to a device, enabling them … More →

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