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Android® Security Patch Level: 2017-12-01, including Krack security patch
The current software update gives you the most up to date Android security patches on your device.


Apart from the KRACK vulnerability, the new security patch, which is rolling out this Tuesday, also has a slew of fixes for issues found in Qualcomm, Nvidia and MediaTek products.

If you don't have one of Google's latest Pixel devices then there are still things for you in the update to 8.1, as it should bring bug fixes, security patches, various enhancements and a new Neural Networks API, created to accelerate on-device machine intelligence. The patch for December 2017 is now out, both for general Android devices, and one specific to Nexus and Pixel devices.

Vulnerabilities range from high to critical, with the most severe relating to the media framework and possibly permitting a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code through a "crafted file". If you get the December 1st security update, then your device will have all the patches from it and previous security updates. However, Verizon jumped the gun some and did offer up build numbers for the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, and Pixel 2 XL.

Apple to Launch Cheaper 9.7-Inch iPad in 2018
As per IDC's Q3 2017 report, Apple continued its dominance thanks to the cheaper $329 iPad that was launched earlier this year. Check it the source for yourself, but if I were a betting man, I'd say we might be getting a $259 iPad next year.

Google also assured Android device users that it has a team that keeps track of questionable activities.

Google said in October that it was working on a patch to address the KRACK vulnerability. Some OEMs such as Samsung and LG maintain a separate security bulletin for security fixes that are isolated to their devices due to the OEM ROM they have created. What's worse is consumers complained that the November security patch caused their devices to suffer from a battery-draining problem.

However, Google notes that there are no reports of customers being affected by these security issues.