Google, Samsung to Fix Android issues


Android phones which are growing target for hackers. The security is needed to get on higher level,That's why Google and Samsung will release monthly security fixes.


Google, Samsung to Fix Android issues

Androids reports says that there are many there is an extra layer in between the updates and consumers which can’t be good for the device owners, Now keeping too much personal information on the mobile phone will be needed on board regularly security updates.

The change came after security researcher Joshua Drake unveiled what he called Stage fright, hacking software that allows attackers to send a special multimedia message to an Android phone and access sensitive content even if the message is unopened.

Google has made other security changes, said Ludwig. The rate of Russian-language Androids with potentially harmful programs had spiked suddenly to about nine percent in late two thousand fourteen, he said.
Google, Samsung to Fix Android issues
Google made its roughly weekly security scans of Russian phones more frequent and was able to reduce the problems to close to the global norm.

Rick Segal’s company could not force the telecommunications carriers that buy its devices in bulk to install the fixes and that some might do so only for higher-end users, acknowledged by Samsung vice president Rick Segal.

“Only about one in two hundred Android phones Google can peer into have any potentially harmful applications installed at any point”, said Ludwig.

Plucked files from Hacking Team, an Italian company selling eavesdropping tools to government agencies around the world, showed that a key avenue was to convince targets to download legitimate seeming Android apps from imposter websites.


Source: http://www.iol.co.za
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