Tom Simonite:

The text message vulnerability revealed today can’t be fully fixed by upgrading apps. And it’s not unlikely that most vulnerable phones will never get the security patches for Android that Google has developed and will offer up to manufacturers and cellular operators. Joshua Drake, the researcher who discovered the text message flaw, guesses that between 20 and 50 percent of devices will receive the update, based on his past experience with Android updates.

Posted by Ben Brooks