Android vulnerabilities are scary, but could be a blessing in disguise
The headlines, as ever, were alarming – an Android vulnerability that could compromise a phone with nothing more than a malicious text message? With no user input? That’s enough to curdle the blood of the hardiest admin.
But even with the advent of worrying vulnerabilities like Stagefright and a similar issue disclosed this week by hackers from Check Point, the people responsible for managing BYOD environments probably aren’t exactly quaking in their boots.
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