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  1. Android News

    Google claims there are no 'confirmed' cases of Stagefright-enabled infections

    Adrian Ludwig, director of Android security, has revealed that Google has not been able to confirm any cases of Stagefright-enabled infections for Android devices. When Stagefright first came to light, it exposed 95 per cent of Android devices to a possible malicious attack. The bug forced...
  2. Android News

    Google rebuilt a core part of Android to kill the Stagefright vulnerability

    Last summer a new vulnerability surfaced in Android's handling of media playback. Dubbed Stagefright, this new flaw could potentially allow remote code execution even before the offending file had been opened. Android Nougat 7.0 has been rebuilt from the ground up to address those and several...
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    It only takes 15 seconds for the new Stagefright-based ‘Metaphor’ exploit to control your smartphone

    Researchers have just discovered a new way for Stagefright to exploit Android smartphones. Before this happen when Android devices played a malicious video but this new method doesn't even require that. Instead it just needs your device to parse the video and it can take control of your...
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    Xperia Z5 / Z5 Compact OTA Patches Stagefright

    Sony has begun rolling out a new update for the Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Compact, bringing with it a full fix for the Stagefright exploit. As reported by XperiaBlog, the new update – which has build number 32.0.A.6.152 – is rolling out to the Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Dual and Xperia Z5 Compact and...