LG G5 units on AT&T network are getting a new firmware update today. The update arrives via OTA as build H82020q that weighs around 60MB, packed with latest security for the month of November 2017. The update also brings improvements in the firmware along minor bugs fixes to ensure stability in the device. It seems minor update but still it contains important security improvements for your device. The update also brings fix for Blueborne exploit and KRACK WiFi vulnerability.
What is KRACK WiFi vulnerability?
KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability stands for Key Re installation Attack, which attacks and hack the WiFi Protected Access 2 (WPA2). Once the WPA2 security is hacked it decrypts traffic, connection hijacking and can easily exposes the communication over the WPA2-enabled device.
AT&T LG G5 gets KRACK Fix H82020q update with November patch
The H82020q November update has landed via OTA as we speak, if your device un-rooted then you are eligible to get the update knock on your device. You can also manually grab it right away by going to Settings > About device > System updates, perform a software check, you’ll be notified if the update is available for your device. It is good to keep your device charged before you proceed to downloading or installing process.
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