A fix for the Samsung’s Galaxy S5 Neo Blueborne has been released today. The update has rolled out on for other similar S5 devices as well. The handset has been also updated to the Android 7.0 Nougat last month, and it also receives the monthly security patches.
With this update, no new features and tweaks are included. Mainly, it improves the security level on the device, to a better level.
The Blueborne is a Bluetooth-based vulnerability which was discovered recently. It is hitting all of the devices that support Android, iOS and Windows operating systems. Last week, Samsung has been releasing an update which is fixing this vulnerability on their most popular models.
With the vulnerability, any attacker (or hacker) was able to access the device very easily, and with that, to do some damage on the user’s personal files. Also, moist of the data could’ve been easily stolen from the device.
The firmware version for the update is G903FXXS1BQ12 for the Galaxy S5 Neo. It is already available for download, and you should be able to get it. You can also download it from the Samsung’s firmware section manually.
The update has not been yet released for Europe markets. They have released the Nougat update in every other market, with an exception in Europe.