Yesterday Apple announced that they had fix the majority of the issues in iOS that has been exploited by the CIA and now Google has announced that they have fixed the exploits in Android that were highlighted in the Wikileaks documents.
Recode received a statement from Google’s Director of Information Security and Privacy, Heather Adkins, you can see the statement below.
“As we’ve reviewed the documents, we’re confident that security updates and protections in both Chrome and Android already shield users from many of these alleged vulnerabilities. Our analysis is ongoing and we will implement any further necessary protections. We’ve always made security a top priority and we continue to invest in our defenses.”
The leaked CIA documents published by Wikileaks revealed how the CIA used vulnerabilities in both Google’s Android OS and Apple’s iOS, more that 8,000 documents were published on Wikileaks.
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