Short Bytes: A new discovery at the PacSec Conference at Tokyo unveiled a great threat prevailing in the Android OS that hands over all your valuable data and full control of your device to the hackers with just a click. Read more to know about this vulnerability in detail.
This sort of flaw in an OS is not a new thing, however, in this case, just a single malicious link can hand over the full control of your device to a hacker, which is the dreadful part.
According to The Register, the conference was also attended by one of the members of the Google’s security team and hence, Gong is likely to receive a large sum after his discovery exposing one of the greatest threats in the Android OS till date and that too demonstrated in the latest release Nexus 6.
Dragos Ruiu, PacSec organizer said, “The impressive thing about Guang’s exploit is that it was one shot; most people these days have to exploit several vulnerabilities to get privileged access and load software without interaction.”
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With inputs from The Register