06 May 2021

Qualcomm Modem Chip Flaw Exploitable From Android: Researchers

securityweek.com

Billions of Android devices are exposed to a vulnerability in Qualcomm’s Mobile Station Modem (MSM) chipA vulnerability in Qualcomm’s Mobile Station Modem (MSM) chip– installed in around 30% of the world’s mobile devices – can be exploited from within Android.MSM is of great interest to both hackers and researchers looking for ways it might be exploited remotely by sending an SMS or a crafted radio packet that communicates with the device and can take control of it. But MSM can also be [...]