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

Vic

Re: Microsoft phones

The licence should have forbidden any tailoring of the operating system by manufacturers and distributors to add their own features

Not necessary.

All that is actually required is for all the vendor-supplied mods to go into a separate partition - perhaps mounted on /opt. The core stuff would be pretty much common between all machines of a given architecture, so easily updated without needing the vendor to do much of anything.

Vic.

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