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We've heard a lot about Stagefright, the collective name for the critical vulnerabilities which makes an estimated 950 million Android devices open to attacks was found earlier this year. Now two new security bugs have been discovered which affects even more Android devices. This is what we know about Stagefright 2.0.
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Earlier this year, Google was warned about critical vulnerabilities, dubbed Stagefright, in Android's media library by security firm Zimperium which opens an estimated 950 million Android devices to attacks. While Google is still scrambling to fix the flaws, Zimperium has now made the code to exploit the vulnerabilities available to the public.