Chrome exploit puts Android smartphones at risk2015-11-16 13:38 by Daniela
Chinese security researcher Guang Gong has found a vulnerability in Chrome for Android that could allow an attacker to gain full control over nearly any Android device. The exploit was demonstrated at MobilePwn2Own, which was held at a Tokyo-based PacSec conference.
The full details weren't revealed, in order to prevent malicious attacks before a fix is issued. Google has been notified about the bug and is expected to release a patch soon.
Meanwhile, users can protect themselves by avoiding clicking on suspicious links and to use the Play Store for downloads.
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