Qualcomm Flaw Puts 40% Of Android Phones At Risk

Qualcomm Flaw Puts 40% Of Android Phones At Risk

A flaw in Qualcomm chipsets was recently discovered. These chipsets have been used in a number of Android phones from several manufacturers. In fact, experts estimate 40% of Android handsets could be affected. The flaw stems from the way the modem chip updated and may allow an attacker to bypass all the security mechanisms in place.

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