Vulnerabilities in MediaTek chips expose millions of Android devices to eavesdropping

Cybersecurity researchers have uncovered multiple security flaws in chips made by Taiwanese manufacturer MediaTek found in 37% of the world’s smartphones, warning that some could be chained together to enable attackers to eavesdrop on unsuspecting users.

Check Point Research (CPR) found the security flaws inside the audio processor that’s used in all modern MediaTek mobile chips. 

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