Jan 20, 2022

Android users can now disable 2G to block Stingray attacks

Posted by in categories: mobile phones, security

Google has finally rolled out an option on Android allowing users to disable 2G connections, which come with a host of privacy and security problems exploited by cell-site simulators.

The addition of the option was spotted by EFF (Electronic Frontier Foundation), which calls the development a victory for privacy protection.

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