Shortly after the Stagefright invincibility, Google and Android manufacturers decided to provide continuous security updates to safeguard the users from unexpected threats. After Google has announced its monthly security patches, blackberry also released the patches that ensured high amount of security to the users.Click Here for more Blackberry Accessories.
During the launch of Blackberry Priv, the company promised its users to provide maximum security from internet threats, and shortly after it Blackberry announced the patches along with the updates which Priv users received in the month of March.
In the company’s blog, Blackberry has compared its patches updates with those of Google wherein in the security bulletin it promised Android users to provide monthly updates of patches to eliminate the risk of invincibility from external threats to the OS but as per the information from security companies, there are lapse in the days when the patches were not available leaving users at risk of threats. Blackberry has drawn a table which shows the time gap between available patches, when the other companies and users of Android were exposed to the hackers and attackers that can give vulnerability like Stagefright.
As per Chief security officer of Blackberry David Kleidermacher in its blog, he said that Blackberry is the First OEM that provided patches and updates timely to its users as promised to them in competition with Google, where Google has disclosed to close the patch that risked the android users from external threats. Whereas Blackberry stood by its commitment towards its users in providing security updates regularly on timely basis and reduced the risk to its OS, thus by making Blackberry a leading company in providing mobile privacy and security to its users.
Companies like Samsung, LG and Motorola have also announced to provide updates shortly.