Feds warn of security holes in older Android versions

08/27/2013 | ZDNet

The continued use of older versions of Android has led to security vulnerabilities among law enforcement, public-safety and security personnel who use the devices at all levels of government, according to documents secured from the FBI and Department of Homeland Security. The warnings note that 44% of global Android users still use the security-challenged versions 2.3.3 to 2.3.7, whose flaws were fixed in later upgrades. The document warns that Android remains a "primary target for malware attacks due to its market share and open source architecture."

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