Android security patches for July are up for Nexus, Pixel devices

Right after HMD Global updated its Nokia 6 devices in Hong Kong and Taiwan. The big fixes in this set of patches include a major media framework hole.

Nokia 6 security patch for July is out before Pixel and Nexus devices updated

The Android Developers blog didn’t even get updated with the vulnerabilities when this update started circulating in Hong Kong and Taiwan.

BlackBerry patches Quadrooter, first Android partner to do so

Even though BlackBerry claimed that its secure boot chain, standard on its Android phones, “mitigated” the last Quadrooter hole, it has been patched.

Motorola monthly security patches dropped for “efficient” bundles

The Moto Z and Moto G4 may be updated along the same track that the Moto X Pure Edition currently is: way less often than monthly.

Stagefright fixes in April Android security update

Fixes to a Stagefright exposure and a kernel privilege vulnerability are in this month’s security update, available for Nexus devices now.

Apple’s iMessage encryption is ‘weak’, but at least one critical flaw will get iOS 9.3 patch

iMessage encryption was found to be susceptible to the right cyber-attacks by a team of researchers, with Apple’s security features in general questioned.

Google delivers supplemental Nexus security update to fix critical issue

A supplemental Nexus security update is rolling out to take care of a critical system vulnerability already exploited on at least one N5 unit.