Samsung Releases BlueBorne Security Update

Samsung has hurriedly arrested the BlueBorne security vulnerability on Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. Presently, users in Netherlands are already receiving this update which is expected to promptly penetrate Germany, and other European countries, including the UK.

This Over-The-Air (OTA) update is designated G920FXXU5EQI6 and G925FXXU5EQI6 for Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge respectively. The update does not include any new features and its sole purpose is to arrest the BlueBorne vulnerability. BlueBorne leak gives hackers a seamless remote access to a Bluetooth-enabled computer, smartphone, and tablet, even when the Bluetooth setting of the device is not meant to be seen.

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This is not the first set of Samsung devices to receive this update. In recent weeks, Samsung has released this update to many other devices. The South Korean tech giant considered BlueBorne so dangerous that it scheduled all Galaxy phones to receive this update by September.

To get this update manually, go to “settings” then select “software update” and click on “download update manually”. Nevertheless, if the manual process seems too cumbersome, you will have to wait for an alert directing you to install the update.

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