Despite Android security patches being released monthly, OEMs may not update their devices at the same rate. Now, Google is baking security patching into agreements with OEMs to improve the situation.
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Users with a Pixel 2 phone are more than likely to experience failure to connect or a disconnect 'mid-drive' with the Android Auto display, and after some investigating, Google says a fix is coming.
In a highly unusual move, Microsoft has once again released security patches for unsupported versions of Windows, including XP and Vista. It has also warned of state-sponsored cyberattacks.
In a "highly unusual" move, Microsoft has published a security patch for Windows XP, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2003, preventing further spread of the 'WannaCry' ransomware attack.
Google's Android Security report for 2016 acknowledges that "there's still a lot of room for improvement" in how devices are updated, but says it's made good progress, and will continue to do so.
Owners of the Galaxy A8 and Galaxy J5 (2016) are still waiting for Android 7.0 Nougat to arrive - but in the meantime, Samsung is keeping their devices safe with the latest Android security updates.
Google has announced the February Security Patch Level OTA update for supported devices, the update contains a fix for a "Remote Execution" vulnerability, as well as bunch of others.
Thirteen months after Marshmallow's release, AT&T has finally made the update available for the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5, including the September security patches and NumberSync support.
It emerged last week that Verizon would be handling OS updates for Google's new flagship phones. But both Google and the carrier have now assured buyers that those updates will roll out without delay.
Trend Micro has reported that attackers part of a foreign cyber espionage campaign, referred to by the company as Pawn Storm, have leveraged an exploit discovered in Adobe's Flash Player software.
Microsoft has re-released several security bulletins it launched last week to fix issues that were discovered after they were issued, in a trend that has some security experts concerned.
DigiNotar, the Dutch certificate authority, was hacked recently, generating fake security certificates for hundreds of websites. Adobe has a solution: Patch DigiNotar out.