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Google, Samsung to issue monthly Android security fixes

Android phones have become a growing target for hackers

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UNDER ATTACK: Mr Segal said that Samsung could not force the telecommunications carriers that buy its devices in bulk to install the fixes and that some might do so only for higher-end users.

Las Vegas

GOOGLE Inc and Samsung Electronics Co will release monthly security fixes for Android phones, a growing target for hackers, after the disclosure of a bug designed to attack the world's most popular mobile operating system.

The change came after security researcher Joshua