Google says hackers could silently own your phone until Samsung fixes its modems


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Doesn't affect just Samsung phones, but according to the above link and

Based on information from public websites that map chipsets to devices, affected products likely include:

  • Mobile devices from Samsung, including those in the S22, M33, M13, M12, A71, A53, A33, A21s, A13, A12 and A04 series;

  • Mobile devices from Vivo, including those in the S16, S15, S6, X70, X60 and X30 series;

  • The Pixel 6 and Pixel 7 series of devices from Google; and

  • any vehicles that use the Exynos Auto T5123 chipset.

In the meantime, these bugs can apparently be sidestepped in your device settings, if you:

  • Turn off Wi-Fi calling.

  • Turn off Voice-over-LTE (VoLTE)

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