900 million Android devices harbor security flaws


You might want to sit down. Check Point researchers found a set of flaws that put over 900 million Android devices at risk. If any of the four flaws are exploited, an attacker could gain full control of an Android phone or tablet. On the bright side, there is no evidence these holes were exploited in the real world yet.


Hulu to nix free, ad-supported video on its site


Then there’s the story of Hulu eliminating its ad-supported free service. Soon, will focus on its paid subscription services only. However, Yahoo and Hulu just signed a deal where people in the US will be able to stream movies and TV shows for free on Yahoo’s new “Yahoo View” site. A lot of that free content will be from Hulu. So the future of free video from Hulu is on sites outside of Hulu. That makes sense, right?

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Quartet of security flaws affect 900 million Android devices

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