And there you go, hot on the heels on my last post,
Vicious Heartbleed bug bites millions of Android phones, other devices
“The catastrophic Heartbleed security bug that has already bitten Yahoo Mail, the Canada Revenue Agency, and other public websites also poses a formidable threat to end-user applications and devices, including millions of Android handsets, security researchers warned.”
In the article over at Ars Marc Rodgers concludes “If you have a vulnerable device and there’s no fix available for you, I would be very cautious about using that device for sensitive data,”
Even though the security risk on the Android devices are mostly mitigated with the process sandboxing the point still is that many users of these devices are most likely left on their own without security upgrades.