OnePlus 2 OxygenOS Update Fixes StageFright!

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The fear of stagefright has been sweeping the nation for the past couple of weeks. OEMs have been racing to come up with fixes for the vulnerability which can give hackers complete access to your device with just a simple text message. OnePlus 2 is ahead of the pack with their update to OxygenOS. This update brings OOS to version 1.0.2, and it includes a fix for the stagefright vulnerability.

One great thing about the OnePlus 2 is that it does not have a locked down bootloader so you can accept the update with comfort knowing that no matter what you will always be able to root your phone. You should backup your device prior to installing the update. This is mainly as a safety precaution just incase something goes wront. The process will not wipe data and all of your phones data should still be intact after the update. OnePlus has also provided a full guide for how to update the device to the latest version of OxygenOS at the link below.

Many other OEMs are working on patches for the stagefright vuln including Samsung, HTC, Motorola, Alcatel, and LG. Each of these manufacturers will have the update for their flagship devices first followed by less popular devices. Cyanogen mod already has patches included in their latest nightly builds. While the OEMs are working on patches you will still have to wait for carriers to approve the updates. Verizon actually came through earlier today with a quick update to the Galaxy S6 Edge which contained a stagefright patch. Hopefully other carriers will be as quick to approve.

via OnePlus

 

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