Android Dirty COW patch released On Monday, Google announced putting the Dirty COW vulnerability (CVE-2016-5195) out to pasture with the 2016-12-05 patch level in the December 2016 Android Security Update. That’s welcome news for owners of Google Nexus and Pixel devices. Of course even with the patch from Google, the long standing problem of Android
Although mobile apps are handy for quick purchases, they can compromise the security of your device.
The Android Vulnerability Test Suite lets Android users test their devices for security issues.
About the vulnerability Over 600 million Samsung mobile device users have been affected by a significant security risk on leading Samsung models, including the recently released Galaxy S6. The risk comes from a pre-installed keyboard that allows an attacker to remotely execute code as a privileged (system) user. This flaw was uncovered by NowSecure mobile