Galaxy Note 8 October security patch released

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October is almost over and yet there are still many Samsung handsets out there that haven’t received the latest security update. Samsung has finally started rolling out the Galaxy Note 8 October security patch today.

The company detailed the latest security maintenance release for Android device three weeks ago. It has since been released for a handful of devices, including the Galaxy S8.

Galaxy Note 8 October Security Patch

The Galaxy Note 8 October security patch is now being rolled out in China and Hong Kong. Samsung has released the firmware update for Galaxy Note 8 units bearing model numbers SM-N9508 and SM-N9500.

There are no reports so far of this update being released in other markets. However, now that Samsung has released it in China, it may only be a matter of time before the Galaxy Note 8 October security update is released in additional markets.

The October 2017 security patch brings fixes for 215 vulnerabilities in the Android operating system. Patches for six vulnerabilities in Samsung’s software are included as well. Since it’s a minor update that’s meant for rolling out the latest security fixes, users shouldn’t expect much in the way of new functionality.

It may only be a matter of days before the October security patch for the Galaxy Note 8 is released in other markets across the globe.

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havrek
4 days 19 hours ago
havrek

I got it today for my AT&T Note 8. Android security patch level = October 1, 2017. Received on 11/14/2017. Wow!!!

6 days 4 hours ago
_sexygeek

Out now for Rogers Note 8 here in Canada. Size is 437mb

stoertebecker
16 days 13 hours ago
stoertebecker

Samsung stop the stupid Oreo Update Beta and release the October Patch for the international Note 8.
Never expected something like this with any of the previous Samsung phones.
Bloody Hell it is November and we are on the August Patch.

Big Dre
16 days 17 hours ago
Big Dre

S6 edge+ gets October but tmobile Note 8 still on August great job Samy boy

MOHANNA7
25 days 3 hours ago
MOHANNA7

WHEN SECURIT PATCH FOR S8 LOL

sorely
26 days 8 hours ago
sorely

When security patch for S8 lol?

TheNewsHQ
27 days 2 hours ago
TheNewsHQ

Galaxy S8 unlocked in USA is still stuck o. August Security Update!
Thanks Samsung for ignoring us…!

anactoraaron
27 days 16 minutes ago
anactoraaron

Not just stuck on August, but still blueborne vulnerable! This is simply unacceptable for a $800+ device!

cesa4r
27 days 3 hours ago
cesa4r

When Android Nougat for Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 WiFi t550?

ImABigBoy
27 days 3 hours ago
ImABigBoy

Interesting. The fact that they publish a security patch now, may indicate that they are nowhere near a release of Android 8 for Note 8.

antonmassoud
27 days 3 hours ago
antonmassoud

They published a security update for the S8/S8+ (October patches) and yet they’re very near to release the first beta of Android 8 on the handsets

Big Dre
27 days 3 hours ago
Big Dre

No update for tmobile variant here in the states

shahidmanzoor
27 days 5 hours ago
shahidmanzoor

When for s8 in india

PJaya
27 days 5 hours ago
PJaya

Just notice that J510FN for SER Android 7.1.1 is available on other site

pankaj981
27 days 6 hours ago
pankaj981

Samsung still hasn’t rolled out any security patches in the US for the S8 series post August. Hopefully they do it soon because it’s already end of October.

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