Security is often at risk on Android smartphones, and Google confirms this as well. Apps with the virus are deleted from the play store.. At the same time, a new report has come out in which it is claimed that there is a big flaw in the Android operating system due to which companies like Samsung, Google and Xiaomi are at risk of being hacked on smartphones.
Google’s Android Zero team found out
The flaws in the phones of these companies have been named Android Zero-Day and Google’s Project Zero team has found out about this. According to Google’s project team, with the help of Android Zero-Day, hackers can completely capture your phone. It is being said that this flaw is in Android’s Linux Kernel code.
What is kernel code?
Now the question is what is the kernel code, then let us tell you that the kernel code is the code that is loaded in the safe area of memory so that it cannot be replaced by any other part of another program or operating system. The kernel code system connects hardware to software applications. All operating systems come with a kernel code. In such a situation, hackers can have complete control over your phone in one stroke.
Which smartphones are at risk of hacking
According to the team of Google Project Zero, the smartphones which are prone to hack due to this flaw are Google Pixel 1, Google Pixel 1 XL, Google Pixel 2, Google Pixel 2 XL, Huawei P20, Xiaomi Redmi 5A, MI A1, Xiaomi These include Redmi Note 5, Oppo A3, Moto Z3, Samsung Galaxy S7, Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S9. Apart from this, there is a risk of hacking on all LG smartphones running on Oreo 8.0.
What is the way to escape
After this flaw is revealed, Google is going to release an update for these devices soon. On the other hand, if you have any of these phones and there is an update, then update them immediately. Anyway, whenever an update comes, please update the phone.