Owners of over 900 million android phones could be at risk after bugs were found by Checkpoint researchers who were investigating software that runs on the chipsets produced by US company Qualcomm Inc (NASDAQ:QCOM). So far there has been no evidence to suggest that attacks are being carried out by cybertheives but Micheal Shaulov from Checkpoint said that he was pretty sure that these vulnerabilities would be exploited within the next 3 to 4 months.
Currently phones that use the Qualcomm chipsets include:
Blackphone 1 and Blackphone 2
Google Nexus 5X, Nexus 6 and Nexus 6P
HTC One, HTC M9 and HTC 10
LG G4, LG G5, and LG V10
New Moto X by Motorola
OnePlus One, OnePlus 2 and OnePlus 3
US versions of the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung S7 Edge
Sony Xperia Z Ultra
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