A security outfit located in German says that some Android phone manufacturers are pulling the wool over their customers’ eyes. Researchers working for Security Research Labs (SRL) discovered that companies like Google, HTC, Samsung, Sony, Motorola, ZTE, TCL and others are skipping over some Android security patch updates even though the phones show that they were installed.
SRL checked out the firmware on 1,200 Android handsets and looked for every patch disseminated in 2017. The results were interesting. Outside of the Google Pixel and Google Pixel 2, the tests revealed that even high-end …