Author Topic: Is Avast protecting against "Stagefright 2.0"?  (Read 2208 times)

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Offline polonus

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Re: Is Avast protecting against "Stagefright 2.0"?
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2015, 11:28:33 AM »
Hi polonus,

AMS can detect videos containing Stagefright, i.e. the app is able to warn you that your device has been attacked.

I can also recommend you to read a very useful blogpost we released in July ( and an article on our FAQ page ( with more on how to eliminate the dangers.

Thanks, Tereza from AMS Team