Android relies heavily on the Linux kernel for enforcement of its security model. To better protect the kernel, we’ve enabled a number of mechanisms within Android. At a high level these protections are grouped into two categories – memory protections and attack surface reduction.
Protecting Android with more Linux kernel defenses
2016-07-30 Android 3 Comments
Nice, now backport that to your user base that’s on KitKat ( 30.1% ), Lollipop (35.1%) and Marshmallow (13.3%) please. Oh, no, you’ll only push that for devices that will be sold in Q1 2017? Meh