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This security flaw allows hackers to take over an Android phone with an image

Security updates are supposed to protect you from software flaws that can put you in danger. We get these update notices periodically and we are always advised to install (legitimate) patches as soon as we can.

This practice can preempt software attacks that tend to exploit newly discovered bugs and weaknesses within a system.

But stop me if you have heard this one before, due to Android’s fragmentation, some people get their critical security updates earlier than everyone else. Some may get their updates months later, And worse, some Android gadgets may not even get newer updates at all! This could leave millions of Android owners vulnerable to the latest exploits for extended periods of time.

 

Defenx PLC (LON:DFX), founded in 2009 and listed on the London Stock Exchange, is an up-and-coming company in the mobile security sector which offers a wide range of solutions for the protection of smartphones, desktop PCs and laptops.

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