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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1041 Thirty percent of Android devices susceptible to 24 critical vulnerabilities
At Google I/O 2016, there was a lot of excitement about the pending release of the latest Android operating system Android N and its many features. Dave Burke, VP of Engineering (Android) at Google, announced that among those features would be automatic system updates.

With automatic updates, your phone will automatically download the newest software update available in the background and install it the next time you restart it. So automatic updates sound great, but you might be asking, what’s the big deal? In order to answer that question, let me provide a brief background on the history of updating when it comes to Android devices.
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#1048 Foxit patches 12 vulnerabilities in PDF reader
#1047 YSTS X: The highlights of the COOLEST security conference in Brazil
#1046 Android Trojan malware makes hackers $500,000
#1045 Facebook malware: tag me if you can
#1044 Ransomware attacks may trigger breach notifications
#1043 OWASP Application Security Verification Standard 3.0.1 (PDF)
#1042 Dangerous keyboard app has more than 50 million downloads
#1041 Thirty percent of Android devices susceptible to 24 critical vulnerabilities
#1040 KSN Report: Mobile ransomware in 2014-2016
#1039 A massive financial crime and terrorism database has leaked
#1038 WiFi wave2 gets multi-gigabit, multi-user boost with upgrades to 802.11ac
#1037 Google's 'FASTER' 9000km, 60Tbps transpacific fiber optics cable completed
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