Stagefright is a new Android vulnerability that’s serious enough to deserve its fancy marketing name. As one security pundit said, “It’s the Heartbleed of mobile vulnerabilities.” Attackers can leverage this dangerous flaw against 95% of Android devices simply by sending you a text message with a specially crafted file. You don’t even have to interact with the message for the attack to succeed. Watch today’s video to learn what you should do about this issue.
(Episode Runtime: 2:22)
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9hg5Hx3wRI
- StageFright: Zimperium discloses a major remote Android vulnerability – Zimperium Blog
- One way to mitigate the StageFright vulnerability – PC World
- How to protect Lollipop devices from StageFright – PC Authority
— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)
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