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Patches for Android now come to users faster

Patches for Android come faster

Analysts of the German company SRLabs, using the SnoopSnitch application installed on more than 500,000 smartphones, collected information on the so-called “Patch delays.” Experts concluded that security updates began to reach Android users faster. Update speed is important because Android OS has been recognized as the most vulnerable platform of …

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Android preinstalled applications are full of vulnerabilities

Vulnerabilities in Android Pre-installed Software

Kryptowire company specialists conducted automatic analysis of applications that were preinstalled on Android-smartphones, and discovered more than 150 vulnerabilities. Among other permissions, preinstalled programs allow remote change of settings, side code execution and unpermitted audio recording. “In research funded by the US Department of Homeland Security, the Kryptowire found apps …

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