By now, everyone is aware of the Stagefright vulnerability in Android. It isn’t as much the name of the vulnerability but a media player library used in Android.
It seems that one of the ways to remediate the vulnerability is to configure your text messaging application to NOT auto-retrieve Multimedia messages (MMS). On my phone that is under the Advanced Settings, “Auto-retrieve Automatically retrieve messages”.
The other thing that I did was disable Google Hangouts. I don’t use it on → Continue reading “Possible Remediation for Stagefright Android Vulnerability”