Once again, more than a billion Android gadgets are vulnerable to a security hole in Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chip that may very well be exploited by any malicious hacker to gain full access on the machine. Trend Micro’s security experts have warned Android users of some severe programming shortcomings in Qualcomm’s kernel-level Snapdragon code that if exploited, can be utilized by attackers for gaining root access, and hence full control of your phone or gadget. Gaining root permissions on a system is a matter of concern, because it grants attackers entry to administrator stage capabilities, permitting them to do almost anything with your device against your will, like accessing your pictures or even taking new ones without your knowledge, or snooping into your private data including emails, accounts’ passwords, emails, messages […]
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