Millions of Android Devices Using Broadcom Wi-Fi Chip Can Be Hacked Remotely

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Google has released its latest monthly security update for Android devices, including a serious bug in some Broadcom Wi-Fi chipsets that affects millions of Android devices, as well as some iPhone models. Dubbed BroadPwn, the critical remote code execution vulnerability resides in Broadcom’s BCM43xx family of WiFi chipsets, which can be triggered remotely without user interaction, allows a remote attacker to execute malicious code on targeted Android devices with kernel privileges.

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