Qualcomm releases one of the most popular and sought-after Snapdragon series of chips, on the basis of which millions of smartphones worldwide are released annually. The other day, cybersecurity experts literally shocked the news - they revealed a critical vulnerability in almost the entire line of processors, which allows access to confidential smartphone data using Wi-Fi.
Experts using the example of Google Pixel 2 have clearly demonstrated how to hack almost any Snapdragon-based device remotely and without any problems. The problem was identified in the features of connecting Qualcomm mobile processors to Wi-Fi.
As a matter of urgency, Qualcomm released a security update to eliminate this unfortunate bug, and urged all customers to update their gadget software as soon as possible.