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Qualcomm Chip Flaw Could Leave 30 Percent of the World’s Phones Vulnerable to Hackers – Gizmodo

A recently discovered vulnerability inside Qualcomm-produced phone chips could be exploited to gain access to data on affected devices, allowing an intruder to…

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A recently discovered vulnerability inside Qualcomm-produced phone chips could be exploited to gain access to data on affected devices, allowing an intruder to snoop on phone calls and text messages.
The bug, which was discovered and disclosed by security firm Check Point Research, may be exploitable on a whopping 30 percent of the worlds phones. Qualcomm contracts with major Android phone sellers like Samsung, Google, Xiamoi, LG, and others, providing chips for hundreds of millions of devices worldwide.

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