Vzw Note 4 update with android security

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  1. Jonny Kansas

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    Just got this. Will update with link to documentation if its valid.
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    Update: couldn't copy the link, but here's what it says. I'm thinking/hoping stage fright patch.
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    From Verizon? Not bloody likely! (said in my best boondock saints type Irish accent)

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    Took longer than 10 minutes. Optimized all apps on reboot.
     
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    Also, it was already downloaded when I got the prompt. When I tapped install, it said it was preparing the device, then rebooted to install.
     
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    Actually, given the wording about working with Google and manufacturers to release security updates, I'm going to assume that's exactly what this is.
     
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    According to Lookout, I'm clean after the update, though I didn't run this scan before the update...
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    Doesn't seem like Lookout even detects it. I'm rooted and am not currently "protected" from SF. I just updated Lookout and then ran a deep scan and nada.

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    It's a separate app. Stagefright Detector by Lookout. I figured I'd trust them over the guys who found the exploit to tell me if I'm safe without doing something fishy to my device in the process.
     
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    Thanks for the clarification....I was wondering about that, since I didn't see any mention of it before taking the Lookout update on the play store.

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    No problem. Kinda silly that they didn't add it into the main app...
     
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