Sunday, March 8, 2020

Have an Andriod device? Read on..


1 Billion Android devices are at risk of being hacked because they are no longer protected by security updates.  Early android users, with phones released around 2012 and earlier are especially at risk as they are no longer receiving updates from the Google operating system and built-in protection is no longer working.  Android version 7 or less are especially at risk. (released in 2017)


Here is the report by CTV news.  Android devices at risk.

Here's another by TechRadar.  Android devices at risk.

Some tips from the TechRadar article:

- Check whether your device qualifies for an update
- Be careful what you download
- Watch what you click on
- Back up your data
- Get mobile antivirus


Worth a read!  


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