Serious Chrome Vulnerability for Android


A Chinese researcher has discovered a exploit that allows hackers to invade Android devices through the Chrome browser.malware symantec Chrome

Speaking at the PacSec conference held in Tokyo this month, Qihoo 360's Guang Gong security researcher unveiled zero-day, managing to take full control of an updated Android device.

The Chinese researcher used a V8 JavaScript error through the Chrome browser to gain control over a Google Project Fi Nexus 6 device running the latest OS version, namely Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

He then used a Java flaw to install an arbitrary application that helped him gain remote control over the device.

The attack was called "one-shot exploit" since it can do virtually anything with one move. The hack is very serious, as millions of Android devices are at risk, as they all use JavaScript.

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