Xiaomi announced today that it will roll out three years' worth of of Android OS upgrades and four years of security updates to its upcoming 11T series, although this may vary based on the territory.
Brazilian criminals are capable of accessing bank accounts using data from stolen iPhones. They don't use any modern ways or advanced tools from Cellebrite, just SIM cards to access devices' data.
Security researchers are reporting that Microsoft's fix for the PrintNightmare vulnerability that rolled out to most Windows versions is ineffective, and can let attackers completely bypass it.
Microsoft has begun rolling out a mandatory update for the most recent Windows 10 versions - 2004, 20H2, and 21H1 - to patch the recently acknowledged PrintNightmare critical vulnerability.
The latest updates focus on giving organizations the ability to integrate low-code capabilities with more confidence. Three essential points of advancements have been noted in this regard.
OnePlus said in a statement that the Nord N10 5G and N100 will receive one major Android update and two years of security patches. The devices ship with OxygenOS 10.5 based on Android 10.
Essential has been doing a great job of keeping things up to date on its phone. Last month it delivered Android 9.0 Pie and today, it has released Google's September security update.
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.
Google's security bulletin for April details fixes for Pixel devices which include stability improvements to the modem and audio speaker during calls, among other things. The images are available now.
Samsung has quietly ended software support for the 2016 models of the Galaxy A3, Galaxy J1, and Galaxy J3 after the company removed these handsets from its Android security updates page.
Google has updated the official support page for the notorious Nexus 6P and 5X by extending official support for these devices by a couple of months, after revising its replacement policy.
Microsoft has detailed a few changes it's making to the Creators Update servicing model, which would allow it to "routinely offer" either one or more additional updates each month.
Microsoft has announced details of its transition from individual patches and fixes for Windows 7 and 8.1, to a model of Windows 10-style cumulative 'Monthly Rollup' updates, beginning in October.
While Samsung, LG and others committed to delivering monthly Android security updates long ago, Motorola says it's too "difficult" to do so, and "most efficient" to roll out patches less frequently.
According to a database run by the U.S. government, the number of disclosed and fixed vulnerabilities by product was led by OS X, iOS and Flash, with Android at #20 and Windows at #14.
Microsoft has stopped two of the security updates it first released on Tuesday from being sent out from its Automatic Update service after some software compatibility issues were discovered.
Microsoft has announced it will now issue security advisories as needed for any Windows 8 apps, including the pre-loaded apps such as Mail that are updated via the Windows Store.
Microsoft has announced that it will release six software updates for many of its products for its monthly "Patch Tuesday" event next week, including three critical security updates for Windows 8.