Linux flaw puts 80% of Android devices at risk

Linux flaw affects 1.4 billion Android devicesLinux flaw affects about 1.4 billion Android devices

The newly discovered Linux flaw allows hackers to carry out attacks on Android users using a Man-in-the-Middle (MITM) Transport Layer Security  (TLS) Protocol Downgrade Attack. In layman’s terms – a hacker could spy on you and your data. In more technical terms, a cybercrook can potentially degrade, or negotiate a lower version of TLS, between the client and server.

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