Qualcomm vulnerability affects nearly one-third of all phones

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Samsung, LG, Google and Xiaomi are among the major manufacturers using Qualcomm's chips

Nearly a third of all smartphones in the world are affected by a security bug in Qualcomm chips, which attackers could use to compromise devices and listen to users' phone conversations. Researc...

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