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Google just fixed Stagefright 2.0, but you probably can't get it yet

Just last week, we told you about Stagefright 2.0. This is the second round of the Android flaw discovered back in April that lets hackers sneak malicious code on to your Android gadget.

Unlike the first Stagefright, however, this one affects Android 5.0, as well as earlier versions. That puts almost every Android gadget every made at risk. The only exception is the brand new Android 6.0, or Marshmallow, which is immune. Find out why else you'll want to get a Marshmallow gadget.

Just as with the first version of Stagefright, Google has rushed out a fix. That patch fixes 30 problems in Android's Stagefright media library, which is where the bug gets its name. It should finally put an end to this danger.

Unfortunately, the fix is going to take a while to get out. Google has already sent to the upgrade to its Nexus line of smartphones and tablets. HTC, Samsung, LG and Motorola haven't made it clear exactly when they'll be pushing out the new update.

I guess we get to see how Google, Samsung and LG's commitment to monthly security updates is going to pan out. In the meantime, here's what you need to know to stay safe from Stagefright 2.0.

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