AT&T LG G Vista 2 (H740) gets KRACK Fix H74020r update with September patch

LG G Vista 2 (H740) units on AT&T network are getting a new firmware update today. The update arrives via OTA as software version H74020r that weighs around 93MB, packed with newer security for the month of September, 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 September 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.

Firmware details:

Android version: 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Kernel version: 3.10.84

Security patch level (SPL): September 1, 2017

Build number: MMB29M

Software version: H74020r

Release date: December 15, 2017

File size: 93MB

AT&T LG G Vista 2 (H740) gets KRACK Fix H74020r update with September patch

The H74020r September 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.

Stay tuned for more updates.

Source: AT&T

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