New Linux Zero-Day Exploit Proves My Point About Dark Android Devices


By Dr. Brian Sovryn A few days ago, Perception Point announced a zero-day vulnerability found in the Linux Kernel…which means that it affects the most popular OS and devices in the world: Android. The exploit–registered as CVE-2016-0728–is being claimed by Perception Point to affect 66% of Android devices around the world. That’s definitely a high number, and is worthy of concern, regardless of whether or not it’s off by a bit.
Particularly since CVE-2016-0728 can potentially give a would-be attacker root access of a computer or device, and that’s the “keys to the kingdom” that every bad actor wants to get their hands on since …read more