New Exploit to ‘Hack Android Phones Remotely’ threatens Millions of Devices


March 16, 2016

Millions of Android devices are vulnerable to hackers and intelligence agencies once again – thanks to a newly disclosed Android Stagefright Exploit.

Yes, Android Stagefright vulnerability is back and this time, the Stagefright exploit allows an attacker to hack Android smartphones in 10 seconds just by tricking users into visiting a hacker’s web page that contains a malicious multimedia file.

A group of security researchers from Israel-based research firm NorthBit claimed it had successfully exploited the Stagefright bug that was emerged in Android last year and described as the “worst ever discovered”.

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