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Google Drops Fix For ‘High-Severity Vulnerability’ For Nexus 6, 6P; But No Solution For Fast Battery Drain Problem Yet

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Nexus 6P

The Google Nexus 6P was one of the best smartphone releases last year. The high-end option of the two Nexus phones last year was certainly a big hit. Unfortunately, it appears that the smartphone had some major vulnerabilities which could be exploited. The same can also be said of the Nexus 6 smartphone. Luckily, it appears that Google has finally found a way to solve the problem as it has just released a security patch for the vulnerability.

Security and privacy are always very important to users of consumer technology. There have been several instances in the past wherein hackers were able to steal private details, files, and information from smartphones and computers. Thankfully, Google is hard at work to prevent this from happening to Nexus 6 and 6P users.

According to PC World, Google recently released a patch that will fix the “high-severity” vulnerabilities in the Nexus 6 and Nexus 6P smartphones. The report mentions that the vulnerabilities would put the smartphone at risk of being hacked and listened in to.

Nexus 6, 6P Vulnerability Issues

Aside from hackers listening on calls, the vulnerabilities would also put the user at risk of important data in the phone being stolen. This would include credit card numbers, email passwords, and other sensitive information.

Thankfully, the fix from Google helps prevent this from happening. Nexus 6 and Nexus 6P users are encouraged to update right away to ensure that they are protected. While the fix helps Nexus 6P users with the vulnerability issue, many are still asking for a solution to the battery drain problem.

No Solution to Nexus 6P Battery Issue Yet

The issue stemmed from the Android 7.0 Nougat update for the Nexus 6P which results in the smartphone shutting down even if there is a lot of battery life left. Google has not yet released a fix for this but surely they are working on finding a solution for the problem.Be sure to check back here soon to find out more news on the Nexus 6, 6P updates as well as on the other trending topics in the world of tech.

Be sure to check back here soon to find out more news on the Nexus 6, 6P updates as well as on the other trending topics in the world of tech.

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