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A huge bug is a third of Android mobile phones

Backdoor can be unlocked on some Qualcomm Snapdragon devices.

Another serious security problem Bright light For the most part, Android smartphones. A flaw found by security firm Check Point Research hidden in the Mobile Station Modem driver used in some Qualcomm’s Snapdragon system chips. They can steal SMS messages, but they can even unlock the card.

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According to the information, the flaw is found in about 31 percent of Android smartphones currently in use, most of which are more expensive, including some models from Google, Samsung, LG, Xiaomi and OnePlus. The vulnerability was fixed by Qualcomm, but due to the cumbersome and opaque release of Android system updates, the question is still good how many phones the patch has reached when it becomes available to others.

For now, Check Point and Qualcomm are withholding details about the CVE-2020-11292 Vulnerability ID to prevent parties seeking to exploit the serious flaw of espionage and data theft, but over time, of course, the host will be free.

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