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FCC, FTC examining how carriers release mobile security patches

by: John DyeMay 9, 2016
Today the FCC and FTC announced that they would be launching an inquiry into why companies take so long to rollout security updates to mobile devices.
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Google attempts to tackle Stagefright with Android N changes

by: Kris CarlonMay 6, 2016
Google has outlined the ways it has mitigated future Stagefright vulnerabilities in Android N by further sandboxing mediaserver processes and permissions.
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Stagefright-based ‘Metaphor’ exploit can take control of your phone in just 15 seconds

by: Kris CarlonMarch 17, 2016
Security researchers have uncovered a new Stagefright-based exploit that can reportedly be used to take control of your Samsung, LG or HTC phone in just 15 seconds.
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Xperia Z5 / Z5 Compact update rolling out with stagefright fix

by: Nirave GondhiaOctober 30, 2015
Sony is now rolling out an update for the Xperia Z5, Z5 Dual and Z5 Compact, bringing a full stagefright fix, updated camera and better heat management.
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HTC says that monthly security updates are “unrealistic”

by: Rob TriggsOctober 5, 2015
HTC says that guaranteed monthly security updates are "unrealistic", as carrier branded handsets take too long to certify.
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New Stagefright exploit puts over 1 billion Android devices at risk

by: John DyeOctober 1, 2015
`Now, months after we thought we were relatively safe, Stagefright has returned like horror movie monster in the third act.
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Google’s new Nexus devices offer specific details on security updates

by: Edgar CervantesSeptember 30, 2015
Google is making it easier for users to check up on their monthly security updates. Don't want another Stagefright pandemonium breaking lose again, right?!
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AT&T rolling out Stagefright patch for LG G4

by: Edgar CervantesAugust 31, 2015
Life is finally good again fore LG G4 users on AT&T. The carrier has started pushing out the Stagefright patch taking all of you back to digital safety.
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Stagefright patches now rolling out to the AT&T HTC One M9 and One M8

by: Jimmy WestenbergAugust 26, 2015
AT&T has just issued small updates to both the HTC One M9 and One M8 that bring patches for the Stagefright exploit.
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Verizon HTC One M9 getting Android 5.1 update August 20th

by: Edgar CervantesAugust 19, 2015
Verizon HTC One M9 users have been growing tired of waiting for their Android 5.1 update. We have good news for you - it's finally time for your device to get upgraded, and the manufacturer has decided to hit a few birds with a single stone.
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