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Stagefright: Millions of Android devices at risk from new exploit (Wired UK)

Security researchers have successfully exploited the Android-based Stagefright bug and remotely hacked a phone, which may leave millions devices vulnerable to attack. Israeli software research company NorthBit claimed it had “properly” exploited the Android bug that was originally described as the “worst ever discovered”. http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2016-03/16/stagefright-android-real-world-hack The exploitation, called Metaphor, is detailed in a research paper