Motorola started seeding a new OTA update for Moto G5S Plus with build number NPSS26.116-64-2. The update brings the January 2018 Security Patch to the table along with Krack WiFi Vulnerabilities fix. This update is still based on Android Nougat and not Android Oreo. Check out some of the Custom ROM for Moto G5S Plus based on Android Oreo.
What’s KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability?
KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability stands for Key Reinstallation Attack which is a fundamental heart to hack the WiFi Protected Access 2 (WPA2). Recently researcher found that, by hacking the WPA2, It can act the vulnerability to decrypt traffic, hijack connections, perform man-in-the-middle attacks, and eavesdrop on communication sent from a WPA2-enabled device. To secure the device, Today Motorola has started rolling this Security bug fix to fix the KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability on Moto G5S Plus.
The update is pushed via OTA (Over the air) for all Moto G5S Plus running Stock Firmware without root. Along with January 2018 Security Patch level, the update also added the regular bug fixes and improved the performance and stability of the device. We at GetDroidtips, recommend you to install the update on every Moto G5S Plus device.
Download Install NPSS26.116-64-2 January 2018 Security On Moto G5S Plus
[su_note note_color=”#fffdc4″ text_color=”#000000″]We recommend to always keep your phone up to date with the latest security update. So make sure to update to keep your device safe as the January 2018 Security update has patched a whole host of vulnerabilities in Android. [/su_note]
The new update of January 2018 Security via update NPSS26.116-64-2 for Moto G5S Plus comes with some improvements in the overall performance and stability.
If you have not received the OTA update with build number NPSS26.116-64-2, then you can manually check for the OTA update by following the simple instructions given here. To manually check for the OTA, Go to Settings –> About Phone–> System updates to see if you have an Over-The-Air update. If your phone has received the latest OTA update, then tap YES, IM IN and select Wi-Fi or Mobile network to download. Once the download is done, tap on INSTALL button to start updating your Moto G5S Plus with NPSS26.116-64-2.
[su_note note_color=”#fff2fc” text_color=”#000000″]Before proceeding, please make sure your phone has enough charge of at least 50%. Take a full backup before upgrading or downgrading your phone. To download the OTA file, you should be on a stable WiFi connection to enjoy uninterrupted software download.[/su_note]
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