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How Frightened Should Android Developers Be Of Stagefright
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 by Richard Harris
Stagefright is a new Android vulnerability which was found and announced by Joshua J. Drake, Zimperium zLabs Vice President of Platform Research and Exploitation. Specifically the company says Stagefright is: “…what we believe to be the worst Android vulnerabilities discovered to date.”Here is a rundown according to Zimperium, “These issues in Stagefright code criticall...
Google Offers Up to $30k Bounties for Discovering Android Vulnerabilities
Friday, June 19, 2015 by Richard Harris
Google has announced a new Android Security Rewards program to encourage the Android developer community to discover vulnerabilities and disclose them to the Android Security Team. The reward level is based on the bug severity and payments are elevated for high quality reports that include reproduction code, test cases, and patches.The program covers security vulnerabil...