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Fri, 27 Jul, 2018Over60

Update your phone now: Experts' iPhone and Android hack warning

Update your phone now: Experts' iPhone and Android hack warning

Update your iPhone or Android phone now if you don’t want hackers accessing your phone data, experts are warning.

A Bluetooth flaw is leaving hundreds of millions of devices exposed to cyber criminals.

Apple, Google and Intel’s hardware are among those at risk if not updated immediately.

Bluetooth connections are meant to allow you to securely transfer files between two paired devices wirelessly over short distances.

But the recently discovered security flaw enables hackers to wirelessly insert themselves between the devices and steal your information.

Apple, Google and Intel have released security patches to fix the issue.

So if you haven’t updated your phone in a while, now is the time to do so. 

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