Google to Samsung: Stop messing with Linux kernel code. It’s hurting Android security

Samsung’s attempt to prevent attacks on Galaxy phones by modifying kernel code ended up exposing it to more security bugs, according to Google Project Zero (GPZ). It was this type of mistake that Horn found in the Android kernel on the Samsung Galaxy A50. But as he notes, what Samsung did is pretty common among all smartphone vendors.

Link: Google to Samsung: Stop messing with Linux kernel code. It’s hurting Android security
via http://www.zdnet.com

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