From privious some days, security researchers reported that Qualcomm-based Android devices were exposed to attack by the ‘QuadRooter’ and affecting almost 900 million devices. Now Sony confirmed that they will fix QuadRooter as soon as possible. Sony asks users to regularly update their devices to stay secured. You can see below sony’s official statement:
“Sony Mobile takes the security and privacy of customer data very seriously. We are aware of the ‘QuadRooter’ vulnerability and are working to make the security patches available within normal and regular software maintenance, both directly to open-market devices and via our carrier partners, so timings can vary by region and/or operator. Consumers are recommended to continuously upgrade their phone software in order to optimize performance of their Xperia smartphone. Users can take steps to protect themselves by only downloading trusted applications from reputable application stores.”
Qualcomm claims that patches for the issue were released to “customers, partners, and the open source community between April and the end of July.”
Some fixes have already made by Android monthly security updates rolled out by Google. other will be covered in september’s security update.
Source: Gadget 360