New zero-day Android exploit targets Pixel, Galaxy phones—and hackers are already using it

Keep an eye out for the October security update.

Google’s Project Zero team is warning Pixel, Pixel 2, Galaxy S9, Huawei P20, and millions of other Android phone users that a new zero-day vulnerability could let a hacker take full control of your phone. And what’s worse, there is evidence that it is being actively exploited in the wild.

As first spotted by Ars Technica, the issue was first patched in the December 2017 security update, but several phones are “still vulnerable based on source code review.” According to Google, the phones at risk include:

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