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US government tells federal employees to immediately update their Pixel phone

Summary Federal employees with Pixel phones must update by July 4 to protect against potential exploitation of a significant Android vulnerability.
Google’s June update addresses the CVE-2024-32896 vulnerability in Pixel devices, but all Android devices are potentially at risk.
To check for updates on your Pixel device, go to Settings, Security & privacy, System & updates, Security update. Stay vigilant against threats.
Android, an open-source and free operating system, is not fully immune to exploitation and vulnerabilities, even on its flagship phones. Despite Google’s monthly security patches, the threat of malicious actors compromising user data and privacy remains significant. This means that every Android user, regardless of their device, could potentially be a target for such attacks.
Related Google wants to help you cool down your overheating Pixel Take some actions manually to bring your Pixel’s temperature under control
Google’s June zero-day exploit patch was a critical response to the CVE-2024-32896 Android vulnerability in Pixel devices. This firmware, labeled as

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