Experts Comment: Attackers Exploit 0-Day Vulnerability That Gives Full Control Of Android Phones

Google has found a vulnerability that resides in the Android operating system’s kernel code and can be used to help an attacker gain root access to the device. Ironically, the vulnerability was patched in December 2017 in Android kernel versions 3.18, 4.14, 4.4, and 4.9, but newer versions were found to be vulnerable, ZDNet reported.