Recent updates to iOS and Android contain fixes for Broadpwn, found in chips used in iPhones, Samsung Galaxies and Google Nexus devices

A recently patched bug found in the chips used to provide wifi in iPhones, Samsung Galaxies and Google Nexus devices could be used to build malware which jumps unstoppably from device to device, according to Nitay Artenstein, the researcher who discovered the flaw.

Affected users should update their phones’ operating systems immediately, to iOS 10.3.3 (released 20 July) or the July security update for Android, which contain fixes for the flaw.

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