Published On: Wed, Aug 5th, 2015

Google And Samsung Will Now Release Monthly OTA Android Security Updates


Earlier today, Samsung announced that it would now provide security rags for a Android inclination “about once per month.” In further to Samsung, Google also currently announced a identical module for a Nexus devices. Both Samsung and Google will recover these confidence rags as over-the-air updates.

As Google notes, a association notifies Android manufacturers about confidence issues by a monthly bulletin. Most of a fixes for these issues, however, usually arrive in a form of indicate updates. Now, Nexus (and Samsung) users will get confidence patches significantly faster and Google will also recover these fixes to a open by a Android open source project.

The initial Google refurbish will repair a recently detected libStageFright issue, for instance — a confidence emanate that authorised for remote formula execution by a elementary content message. The refurbish with this repair is rolling out to Nexus inclination now.

Nexus inclination lonesome by this new module embody the Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7, Nexus 9, Nexus 10, and Nexus Player.

Google says it will offer vital updates to a Nexus inclination for dual years and confidence rags will be accessible for 3 years from initial accessibility “or 18 months from final sale of a device around a Google Store.”

The sum about Samsung’s module sojourn unclear, though. The association says it is articulate to carriers right now and “in partnership with carriers and partners, some-more sum about a specific models and timelines will be expelled soon.”

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