The world’s biggest Android vulnerability just got even worse


Sorry, Android users: News about the Stagefright vulnerability isn’t getting any better. Motherboard’s Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai brings us word that Joshua Drake, a researcher at Zimperium zLabs, has found a new Stagefright vulnerability that lets hackers break into your phone just by tricking you into visiting a website that contains a compromised MP3 or MP4 file. And just like the first Stagefright vulnerabilities uncovered, this new one affects almost every Android device now in use around the world. DON’T MISS: How someone acquired the Google.com domain name for a single minute “I cannot tell you that all of the phones are vulnerable, but most of them are,” Drake explained to Motherboard. “All Android devices without the yet-to-be-released patch contain this latent issue.” And…

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