Tag Archives: ‘QuadRooter’

OnePlus 2 Starts Receiving OxygenOS 3.1.0 Update With QuadRooter Patch and More

OnePlus has started rolling out OxygenOS 3.1.0 update to OnePlus 2 users, containing both QuadRooter patch and August security patch. The update contains other fixes and improvements but most importantly brings these two security patches to the smartphone. As per the change log posted by the company on its official forum, the OxygenOS 3.1.0 update brings along fixes for some ... Read More »

Sony Says Will Issue QuadRooter Fixes to Its Devices via Software Updates

Earlier this week, security researchers reported that Qualcomm-based Android devices were exposed to attack by the ‘QuadRooter’ vulnerability, affecting nearly 900 million devices. Now, Sony has said that the QuadRooter security fix for its smartphones will come through regular software maintenance and has advised users to upgrade their devices regularly. To recall, if the QuadRooter vulnerabilities are exploited, attackers can ... Read More »

900 Million Android Devices Affected by Critical ‘QuadRooter’ Vulnerability: Report

A new Android flaw has been reported by security researchers that is claimed to affect roughly 900 million Android devices. Check Point mobile research team first reported the issue and claims that it affects all devices using Qualcomm chipsets. Dubbed ‘QuadRooter’, it is said to be a set of four vulnerabilities affecting Android devices built on Qualcomm chipsets. The research ... Read More »