Android security flaw: More than 1bn phones could be hacked with single text message

TL;DR – make sure your device is as up to date as it can be and, especially if you use Huawei, look out for updates in the near future…:

[…] All smartphone makers affected by the security flaw were informed about the research earlier this year and Samsung and LG have already issued fixes. The researchers said Huawei is planning to include a fix in a future update.

Check Point published further details in a blog post about how the vulnerability can be exploited and the tools needed to do so.

“This attack flow enables anyone who has a cheap USB modem to trick users into installing malicious settings onto their phones,” the blog stated.

Original article here