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Latest Security Update news

Here you will find the latest news and most recent developments on the Security Update, with regular updates and all the information you need.

Galaxy A7 (2017) November security update rolling out in India

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 5 years ago

Galaxy Note 5 now receiving November security update

  • By Josh L.
  • 5 years ago

AT&T releases October security update for the Galaxy Note 8

  • By Josh L.
  • 5 years ago

[Update: T-Mobile, too!] Sprint releases October maintenance update for the Galaxy Note 5

  • By Josh L.
  • 5 years ago

Samsung rolls out security patches to fix BlueBorne vulnerability

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 5 years ago

Galaxy S5 September security patch missing from latest update

Samsung has released a new update for the Galaxy S5 (SM-G900F) in the Netherlands. The update, which has a file size of 69MB, has been rolled out through OTA. Most consumers might think that it includes the latest Android security patch, but it doesn’t. Galaxy S5 September 2017 security patch missing The latest Galaxy S5 update […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 5 years ago

August security update now making the rounds for the Galaxy S5 Neo

Samsung has started rolling out a maintenance update for the Galaxy S5 Neo in Europe. The upgrade bundles all of the changes baked into last month’s Security Maintenance Release, which includes patches for twenty-eight Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures in the Android operating system and twelve in Samsung’s in-house firmware, as well as a number of […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 5 years ago

Latest Galaxy S5 update includes this month’s security patch

In a surprise move, Samsung has rolled out this month’s security maintenance update for the Galaxy S5 in Europe. As well as the usual slew of bug fixes, the upgrade transports patches for 50 vulnerabilities in the Android OS and 12 in the firm’s software. We’re shocked that Samsung is continuing to distribute updates for […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 5 years ago

August security update now arriving on the Galaxy S6 in the Netherlands

Samsung has started distributing this month’s security maintenance update for the Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge and Galaxy S6 edge+ in the Netherlands. The upgrade—G920FXXU5EQH6, G925FXXU5EQH6 and G928FXXS3CQH1—bundles patches for 50 vulnerabilities in the Android OS and 12 in the firm’s software. Related: Samsung details the August security patch Checking to see if the update […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 5 years ago

August security update now arriving on the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+

Samsung has kicked off the week on a good note as it’s started rolling out this month’s security maintenance update for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ in Germany, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates. Weighing in at approximately 600MB, the upgrade bundles patches for a total of 40 Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures; 28 in […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 5 years ago

July security update landing on the Galaxy S6 in Europe

Samsung has started pushing out an update, which transports all of the patches included in this month’s security release, as well as a couple of additional bug fixes and stability improvements, for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge in Europe. Related: Samsung details contents of July security patch The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 5 years ago

July 2017 security patch being rolled out to Galaxy S8 and S8+

Samsung has started rolling out the July 2017 Android security patch to the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+ in a few markets, including Germany, Turkey, the UK, and the UAE. The update is available for the unlocked variants of the device, and should be rolled out to other countries soon. Apart from the latest […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 5 years ago

Sprint now rolling out June security update for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge

Sprint is the latest carrier in the United States to start rolling out the June security update for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. Unfortunately, the changelog doesn’t reveal any additional details about the 300MB upgrade, but judging by its size, we’re guessing it bundles a couple of additional bug fixes. For those unaware, […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 5 years ago

Samsung details contents of July security patch

Right on time, Samsung has taken to its Security Blog to reveal the contents of this month’s maintenance release, which addresses a total of 65 Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) in the Android operating system and 16 weaknesses in the firm’s Galaxy-branded smartphones and tablets. As expected, the majority of the patches are listed as “privately […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 5 years ago

June 2017 security patch starts rolling out to Galaxy S6 in Europe

Samsung has started rolling out the June 2017 security update to the Galaxy S6 in the Netherlands, and the update is expected to roll out to other European markets. The update is not available for the Galaxy S6 edge yet, but Samsung should release it soon since the non-edge variant has it already. The new […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 5 years ago

Galaxy Xcover 4 now receiving June security update

The Galaxy Xcover 4 is Samsung’s latest smartphone in Europe to receive last month’s security maintenance update (G390FXXU1AQF8), which bundles a total of 96 fixes for Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) in the Android OS and 23 patches developed by the firm for Galaxy-branded smartphones. This news comes a matter of minutes after an identical 300MB upgrade started making […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 5 years ago

AT&T now rolling out June security update for the Galaxy Note 4

AT&T has started rolling out this month’s security maintenance release (SMR), which includes 96 fixes for Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) in the Android operating system and 23 additional patches for Galaxy-branded smartphones, for its carrier-branded variant of the Galaxy Note 4 in the United States. Related content: Samsung highlights contents of June security patch The […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 5 years ago

Samsung highlights contents of June security patch

Another month, another security update. This time, the upgrade addresses a total of 96 Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) in the open-source Android operating system, and transports 23 additional patches designed specifically for Galaxy-branded smartphones. As we’ve said time and time again, the majority of the patches are listed as “privately disclosed,” because Samsung can’t go into great detail about […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 5 years ago

[Update: Galaxy S6 edge+ too] T-Mobile’s Galaxy Note 5 starts receiving May 2017 security patch

The Galaxy Note 5 on T-Mobile’s network received the Android 7.0 update last month (with build number N920TUVU4EQC6). However, the device was running March 2017 security patch even after the Nougat update. Now, the carrier has started rolling out the May 2017 security patch for the smartphone, which is a welcome change. The update with build number N920TUVU4EQE1 and […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 6 years ago

December security patch makes its way to the Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 in Europe

A new update is arriving on the Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 in Europe. Unfortunately, the upgrade doesn’t bring Nougat to the device (I mean, why would it?). It does, however, transport all of the bug fixes and stability improvements present in the December security patch. If you own a Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 and would like to […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 6 years ago
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