The Blueborne attack seems to have spread widely across the world and is affecting a majority of Android phones, while it’s sad to see budget devices won’t be seeing any patch protection from its OEMs. Now telecom giant Sprint has started pushing the Blueborne security patch for its LG G4 flagship from 2015 and one of the budget phones that’s the Stylo 3 is getting the update as well.
The latest patch comes in the form of September security update which already has a BlueBorne vulnerability fix integrated into it. Many OEMs such as Motorola for its Moto G4 Plus and Samsung has also started rolling out the BlueBorne security update for its select devices.
Now if you want to learn more about the Blueborne update you can check out about it here. However, to sum it up in a short manner its a recently widespread malware, that allows hackers to gain access to your devices via Bluetooth. You can learn more about it in detail in the link mentioned above.
It’s Good to see that carriers are not delaying such updates like they do with the major OS releases. Furthermore, here’s the app, which will verify whether you’re safe or not against any Blueborne attacks. The another thing to note is that there’s still no word from LG’s camp about the latest Android Oreo update. All other OEMs have a statement or so but looks like LG needs some more time to figure it out. Let’s see what devices the south-Korean giant considers for the latest flavor of Android.