It wasn’t so long ago that OnePlus was a small startup with an uncertain future. In 2014, a $300 device with specs like the OnePlus One was unheard of, and limited manufacturing capability meant you had to wait ages to catch one on a flash sale. At the time, I couldn’t help but wonder whether the company’s motto, “Never Settle,” would be its undoing. Fast-forward to 2018. The OnePlus 6 launched to massive praise last month and broke company records. Though its prices have increased along with...
Still a drop in the bucket compared to its flagship competitors.
OnePlus has officially acknowledged a bootloader vulnerability plaguing its OnePlus 6 flagship smartphone, saying a software update containing a fix for the problem will roll out soon. Here's what exactly the company has said:
We take security seriously at OnePlus. We are in contact with the security researcher, and a software update will be rolling out shortly.
The vulnerability, for those who aren't aware, allows someone with physical access to a OnePlus 6 device to boot any arbitrary...