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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1426 Google fixes final 'Quadrooter' flaws with new security patch
What took Google a month to fix took others just a couple of weeks.

In the latest round of Android security fixes released Tuesday, the company fixed two remaining flaws that were part of the so-called "Quadrooter" set of vulnerabilities announced last month.

Quadrooter was particularly troublesome because the set of four flaws (hence the name "quad") affected at least 900 million Android devices. These high-risk vulnerabilities would allow a dedicated and well-trained attacker to gain complete access to an affected phone and its data.
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#1429 "Catastrophic" DDoS attack pummels Linode servers over labor day weekend
#1428 Cry ransomware uses UDP, Imgur, Google Maps
#1427 Hackers “find Twitter exploit” and resurrect banned accounts
#1426 Google fixes final 'Quadrooter' flaws with new security patch
#1425 Banking trojan, Gugi, evolves to bypass Android 6 protection
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