Security warning for users of these 34 Android smartphones

Security warning for users of these 34 Android smartphones

Qualcomm, one of the world’s biggest chipmaker and supplier of processors that power a vast chunk of Android smartphones, has issued a security advisory for users. On its official website, Qualcomm has said that a bug (code name: CVE-2019-10540) may have impacted more than a few of its popular chipsets like Snapdragon 855, 845, 730, 710, 675 and among others. The company issued a statement, “Qualcomm Technologies has already issued fixes to OEMs, and we encourage end users to update their devices as patches become available from OEMs.”

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In other words, Qualcomm has fixed the issue on its end but users will still have to update their devices when the next security patch is available. Readers should know that security bugs and flaws are reported almost every month and Qualcomm does fix them but requires users to update their devices as well. Here are 40 Android smartphones that run Qualcomm chipsets that they the company has issued a security advisory for:

OnePlus 7: Runs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

OnePlus 7 Pro: Runs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Oppo Reno: Runs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Asus 6Z: Runs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Nubia Red Magic 3: Runs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Black Shark 2: Runs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Redmi K20 Pro: Runs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

OnePlus 6T: Runs Qualcomm Snapdragon 845

Google Pixel 3: Runs Qualcomm Snapdragon 845

Google Pixel 3XL: Runs Qualcomm Snapdragon 845

OnePlus 6: Runs Qualcomm Snapdragon 845

Realme X: Runs Qualcomm Snapdragon 710

Google Pixel 3A XL: Runs Qualcomm Snapdragon 670

Google Pixel 3A: Runs Qualcomm Snapdragon 670

Xiaomi Poco F1: Runs Qualcomm Snapdragon 845

Nokia 8 Sirocco: Runs Qualcomm Snapdragon 835

Vivo Z1 Pro: Runs Qualcomm Snapdragon 712

Asus Zenfone 5Z: Runs Qualcomm Snapdragon 845……Read more>>

 

Source:- gadgetsnow

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