Google and Samsung promised monthly security updates

It was recently discovered vulnerability in a rather unpleasant Android. It’s called Stagefright, and striking version of the Google operating system, starting and ending with the 2.2 Froyo 5.1.1 Lollipop. Fortunately, the fix for this closure «holes» now begin to be distributed via OTA-Updates from different manufacturers.

Google and Samsung promised monthly security updates

But to ensure a more rapid response to future situations of this nature, the two companies, which are very important for the Android ecosystem announced some similar action today.

Let’s start with Google – Android developer and the company that provides a software update for the Nexus line. «Corporation of Good» He said it will be proactive, releasing monthly security updates for Nexus-devices, in addition to conventional platform updates.

The first is the security update is already starting to get Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7, Nexus 9, Nexus 10, and Nexus Player.

At the same time, the company is the Samsung, the largest manufacturer of Android-devices, has undertaken to implement a new security update process for its products. This allows you to quickly track changes when new vulnerabilities are discovered.

Updates will be coming from Samsung devices «air», For I the company, «regularly about once every month».

The Korean company already distributes a patch to fix the error Stagefright, but the company plans to further develop this process and implement it in the form of the practice of timely updates.

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