Reply to post: Re: Microsoft phones

It's BACK – Stagefright 2.0: Zillions of Android gadgets can be hijacked by MP3s, movie files

Robert Helpmann?? Silver badge
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Re: Microsoft phones

This is where apple and evrn Microsoft actually win over android.

Windows Phone, maybe, but this kind of attack (relying on an app's preview function to execute code) has been exploited in Outlook. Best practice there is to turn preview off. I would think a similar approach for Stagefright would help to mitigate the flaw.

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