With the recent focus on Apple in Apple versus government encryption battle, one has to ask “What if this were an Android device…?”
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What’s that ‘G’ at the top of your Android among the other icons? Google has felt the need to now notify you of their Google Now updates. The “G” will appear along with other badges and icons in your upper status bar.
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The Rapid7 security group has identified an exploit that takes advantage of vulnerabilities in the default Android browser found on most Android based phones and tablets.
It is highly recommended that if your device is Android 4.1 or lower, you should use an alternate Browser from the Google Play Store and disable the built-in browser. id browser found in devices with Android operating systems of 4.10 and older. Google has reportedly fixed this bug starting with Android version 4.2 and above. However, the older versions of Android have no update capability to patch for these exploits.
Full Details can be found at Net-Security.org