Although a week ago we explained why you do not need an antivirus on Android, now we learn details about a new Google platform vulnerability .
It is becoming increasingly daunting and risky to be a user of Android, especially if you have the significant number of vulnerabilities that are made public every week. Not the other, but it seems that is surprisingly easy to gain remote control of such a device and does not need to do over human efforts to install apps, malicious or not, without the consent of the owner.
The new evidence for the above statement comes from a group of hackers who found a serious vulnerability in Chrome on Android. This can easily compromise the security of a manager application, regardless of the version of Android, as long as the browser is running the latest version of Google. Guang Gong security experts from the company Quihoo 360 demonstrated the vulnerability of the PacSec Pwn2Own conference held in Tokyo last days.
Unfortunately, although the above example was not a malicious, such vulnerability may have disastrous consequences in the real world. Google officials have been alerted Regarding the vulnerability and should pay a substantial reward.