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Indian Govt Issues High Risk Warning For Android 14 Users: Update Your Smartphone Now

The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) issues a critical high-risk warning, revealing vulnerabilities in Android versions, including Android 14, exposing millions of users to potential data theft and device control.

The advisory suggests anyone with a phone running Android 11, 12, 12L, 13, or 14 is potentially vulnerable.

Millions of Android users across India are facing a serious security threat, according to a critical high-risk warning issued by the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In). The recent advisory reveals multiple vulnerabilities in various Android versions, including the current Android 14, that could allow attackers to steal sensitive information and even completely control your device.

The vulnerabilities, categorized as “high-risk” by CERT-In, span across core components of the Android ecosystem. This includes flaws in the Framework, System, Google Play system updates, and hardware components from different manufacturers. The advisory details vulnerabilities in Arm components, Imagination Technologies, MediaTek, UNISOC, Qualcomm, and even Qualcomm closed-source components. This widespread nature of the vulnerabilities increases the potential for exploitation and the number of users at risk.

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