What are monthly security updates on your smartphone?

Aside from annual Android updates (Lollipop, Marshmallow, Nougat, Android O…), Google releases a security update each month, which aims to correct flaws in their system. The objective is to ensure continued protection for users and to react quickly to security problems solving consists of using generic or ad hoc methods, in an orderly manner, for finding solutions to problems that could arise. In this article, we’ll outline the corrective measures issued each month by Google.

How do monthly security updates work?

To make Android a secure system system is a regularly interacting or interdependent group of items forming a unified whole, Google has put a monthly security update program in place for all devices device is usually a constructed tool running on Android. This program is rolled out in three stages or stages may refer to:

  • The first stage is development. Having identified the flaw, Google’s engineers develop the update and prepare it for testing TEST or Tester may refer to: Test (assessment), an assessment intended to measure the respondents’ knowledge or other abilities Medical test, to detect, diagnose, or monitor diseases.
  • The second stage is testing. Google sends the update to its collaborators, who are the smartphone smartphone is a mobile personal computer with a mobile operating system with features useful for mobile or handheld use manufacturers, so that they can test it on their products.
  • Once testing has finished, the update is distributed to users by the manufacturers through an OTA (Over-The-Air) update. Finally, a public notice stating the corrected patches is distributed on the website to inform users that the update is available.
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Who implements the monthly security updates?

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To be sure you’ll get monthly security updates, you should opt for a smartphone from the Nexus or Pixel ranges as Google distributes the update directly to these users may refer to: User (system), a person using a generic system User (computing), a person or software using an information system User (telecommunications), an entity using a telecommunications. Google has also published a list of 42 devices that it deems as star pupils in terms of security updates.

Here they are:

  • Google Pixel XL, Pixel, 6P, 5X and 9
  • BlackBerry Priv
  • Fujitsu F-01J
  • General Mobile Plus d, Plus, 4G Dual and 4G
  • Gionee A1
  • LG G6, V20, Stylo 2 V, GPAD 7.0 LTE
  • Moto Z, Moto Z Droid
  • Oppo CPH1613, CPH1605
  • Samsung Galaxy S8+, S8, S7, S7 Edge, S7 Active, S6 Active may refer to, S5 Dual SIM, C9 Pro, C7, J7, On7 Pro, J2, A8, Tab S2 9.7
  • Sharp Android One S1, 507SH
  • Sony Xperia XA1, Xperia X
  • Vivo 1609, 1601, Y55
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What new features come with monthly security updates?

Monthly security updates don’t offer any new features, they simply correct flaws in the system.

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After the last update in April, which saw the correction of 60 issues, June’s update was even more comprehensive with 101 Android flaws, 27 of which were critical. These flaws were with Android may refer to: Android (robot), a humanoid robot or synthetic organism designed to imitate a human Android (operating system), Google’s mobile operating system Android, a nickname for Andy Rubin the versions 4, 5.0, 6.0, 7.0 and 7.1.

Some critical flaws could potentially allow a harmful application to take control of your smartphone. Fortunately, Google explained that there had never been “any reports on an active exploitation or abuse of these newly reported problems”. Most of the flaws concerned the code supplied by Qualcomm for its components (processor or modem) but Google has proved its willingness to correct its errors and provide users with or WITH may refer to: Carl Johannes With (1877–1923), Danish doctor and arachnologist With (character), a character in D. N. Angel With (novel), a novel by Donald Harrington With (album), continued security.

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Do you think that manufacturers could make more of an effort may refer to: Effort, Pennsylvania, a census-designated place in Monroe County, Pennsylvania, United States Effortfulness, the subjective experience of exertion when performing an activity to distribute the monthly security is the degree of resistance to, or protection from, harm updates? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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