Bugs in your phone’s software: better the devil you know

Every piece of electronics you own or use is riddled with software bugs. That means you have flaws in your phone, car, television, laptop, etc., and beyond. For most people there is not much that can be done.

Therefore, it was not surprising to learn that new vulnerabilities have been found in the Linux kernel, which (among other things) powers your Android and Chrome OS devices. In fact, we see this all the time, and it’s a good thing.