30 Jul '15, 10am

ANDROID USERS, TAKE NOTE: "Stagefright" vulnerability may allow device access to attackers http…

ANDROID USERS, TAKE NOTE: "Stagefright" vulnerability may allow device access to attackers http…

SINGAPORE: A major vulnerability named Stagefright has been found in the Android operating system, the Singapore Computer Emergency Response Team (SingCERT) said in an advisory on its website on Wednesday (Jul 29). SingCERT said a malicious media file can be crafted and delivered to a user’s mobile phone via the Multimedia Messaging System (MMS) to download and execute “malicious codes” without requiring any user interaction. Users with devices using Android OS 2.2 and above are vulnerable, it added. SingCERT also said that Google Nexus users should install patches for their devices as soon as they are available, while users who use non-Google Nexus Android devices should check with their respective manufacturers for available patches. “As an interim protective measure, users should exercise caution and not download media files sent via MMS and should deactivate the auto r...

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