More than a Billion Snapdragon-based Android Phones Vulnerable to Hacking

More than a Billion of Android devices are at risk of a severe vulnerability in Qualcomm Snapdragon chip that could be exploited by any malicious application to gain root access on the device.
Security experts at Trend Micro are warning Android users of some severe programming blunders in Qualcomm’s kernel-level Snapdragon code that if exploited, can be used by attackers for gaining root

from The Hacker News http://ift.tt/1Xv2YZc

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