A little while back a security check firm from called ‘CheckPoint’ from Israel revealed four serious vulnerability on phones using Qualcomm chips and they named it QuadRooter. Lets start by answering what’s QuadRoot
So, What is QuadRooter ?
Well, it’s four major security vulnerability found on core that handles graphics and controls communications in phones with Qualcomm chipset inside. QuadRooter vulnerabilities are found in software drivers that ship with Qualcomm chipsets. Any Android device built using these chipsets is at risk.
What can hackers do with it ?
If a hacker successfully gets the QuadRoot access to your phone then your photos, data, contacts, and text, everything will be at risk. Your calls can be recorded too and the hacker can get access to your camera and even GPS Tracking. Sounds crazy right ?
Is your phone affected ?
You Can check that by using the Check Point QuadRooter Scanner App. It analyzes your Android smartphone or tablet to discover if it’s vulnerable to the newly-discovered QuadRooter vulnerabilities.
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What if your phone is affected ?
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[mks_highlight color=”#ed7a71″]If your phone is affected, try not to install apps from any websites other than Google Play Store. If you find any malware activities try to ‘factory reset’ your phone.[/mks_highlight]