Google Plugs Android Security Holes

Google has shipped a new version of the Android open-source mobile phone platform to fix a pair of security flaws that could lead to denial-of-service attacks.
According to an advisory from oCERT, a group that handles vulnerability disclosure for open-source projects, the flaws could allow hackers to render Android-powered devices useless.  Here’s a link to the oCERT advisory [ocert.org].

Google has shipped a new version of the Android open-source mobile phone platform to fix a pair of security flaws that could lead to denial-of-service attacks.

According to an advisory from oCERT, a group that handles vulnerability disclosure for open-source projects, the flaws could allow hackers to render Android-powered devices useless.  Here’s a link to the oCERT advisory [ocert.org].

 

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