Zimperium: 950 million Android-devices vulnerable to the threat of hacking

According to the company Zimperium, nearly 1 billion devices running on the Android operating system can be cracked using videoosobscheniya sent from an unfamiliar number.

Zimperium: 950 million Android-devices vulnerable to the threat of hacking

Attackers can gain control of the devices via Stagefright – media playback tools on Android.

The most interesting thing in the virus – that the loading and processing of malicious movie takes place without user intervention.

Google is already aware of this vulnerability and have already sent necessary to eliminate «holes» data its hardware partners. Employees Zimperium reported that the Nexus line of phones, as well as Blackphone already have protection against hacking, but it is not known how soon the rest of the company will be able to manage vulnerability, endangering 950 million devices.

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