Using an Android device? Beware! You have to remain more caution while opening an image file on your smartphone – downloaded anywhere from the Internet or received through messaging or email apps. Yes, just viewing an innocuous – looking image could hack your Android smartphone – thanks to three newly – discovered critical vulnerabilities that affect millions of devices running recent versions of Google’s mobile operating system, ranging from Android 7.0 Nougat to its current Android 9.0 Pie.
A media report revealed details of a significant supply chain attack which appears to be one of the largest corporate espionage and hardware hacking programs from a nation-state. According to a lengthy report published today by Bloomberg, a tiny surveillance chip, not much bigger than a grain of rice, has been found hidden in the servers used by nearly 30 American companies, including Apple and Amazon.