Is your Android phone a ‘toxic hellstew’ of vulnerabilities? There’s an app to help you find out

It seems that some Android smartphone makers are lying to users about the patch status of their devices, telling them that they’re up-to-date when they aren’t. Here’s how to find out if your Android smartphone is lying to you.

The first step is to take a trip to the Google Play Store and download SnoopSnitch, an app developed by Security Research Labs, the company behind the report that first discovered that Android smartphone makers weren’t being truthful with users in the first place. The app is free, and download and installation takes only seconds.

Read more about the new SnoopSnitch app developed by Security Research Labs, which can tell you which vulnerabilities have been patched on your Android smartphone, which patches are missing, as well as which new vulnerabilities have yet to be patched, on ZDNet.





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