Researchers from FireEye have revealed that it is possible to attack Android smartphone to remotely steal user's fingerprints on a "large scale."
Stagefright is a nasty potential problem for a huge majority of the World’s Android users. Thomas Fox-Brewster covered it in detail in his article yesterday, but here in brief is how to prevent the bug being used to access your phone without you even knowing.
We often make things harder than they have to be by securing everything, when some things just aren’t as important as others. Often times, the steps we take to secure our mobile devices do not provide management or security benefits. They’re simply, “security theater,” or measures intended to provide the feeling of improved security while doing little or nothing to actually secure, like some of our favorite airport “security” practices.