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How to Avoid the Stagefright Vulnerability in Android

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How to Avoid the Stagefright Vulnerability in Android

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This article was posted on Monday, 17:39, UTC.

Android phones occupy the biggest share of cell phones in the market. At around 80%, Android devices are the most widely used phones worldwide. However, Android is susceptible to an appalling vulnerability that could cause serious damage to a user’s data as well as his device. There is a minor but albeit dangerous glitch in the Android system installed on all Android devices, which grants attackers and hackers an easy passage into a user’s device. This small yet utterly dangerous vulnerability is called Stagefright. What is Stagefright? Stagefright is a component in Android devices which is used in multimedia handling….

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Ali Raza

Ali Raza

Ali is a freelance journalist, having 5 years of experience in web journalism and marketing. He contributes to various online publications. With a master degree, now he combines his passions for writing about internet security and technology. When he is not working, he loves traveling and playing games.

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