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These Android phones have security defects out of the box, researchers say


At least 25 Android smartphone models — 11 of which are sold by major US carriers — carry vulnerabilities out of the box, making them easy prey for hackers, according to a new study from security researchers. — Google

At least 25 Android smartphone models — 11 of which are sold by major US carriers — carry vulnerabilities out of the box, making them easy prey for hackers, according to a new study from security researchers. — Google

At least 25 Android smartphone models – 11 of which are sold by major US carriers – carry vulnerabilities out of the box, making them easy prey for hackers, according to a new study from security researchers. 

Researchers from the firm Kryptowire found 38 vulnerabilities in 25 Android phones, according to Wired. They range from being able to lock someone out of their device to gaining unapproved and secret access to the smartphone's microphone. 

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