It has been a whirlwind week for security updates and vulnerability flaws. Not only has one of the biggest data leaks been found online, but Google‘s Chrome also received an urgent patch to fix problematic issues.
It seems that now it is Samsung‘s turn to update its mobile phones‘ security. Unfortunately, seven flaws hide in Samsung‘s default, pre-installed apps by a mobile security startup company.
Samsung suffered from a different flaw earlier this year. Security researchers discovered that certain Galaxy Note 20 devices could have been unlocked by using any fingerprint for authentication. That flaw has since been fixed. Keep reading to find out how to fix the latest issue.
Here‘s the backstory
The flaws could be used to access and edit your contacts, calls and text messages. Unless you update your Samsung device, you will still be vulnerable to attack. Samsung declined to specify which devices are affected, only saying it occurred in “selected“ models.