Moto X Force Firmware Update

I had my Android Marshmallow update a week or two ago. The build date was — before the Dirty Cow bug was exposed & quickly fixed.

This morning I got a further security update to the . So a pat on the back from me for finally starting to roll out updates to fix critical vulnerabilities.

It's rare, of course, to receive updates for your phone once it has been superseded. This is despite the law saying products should last or ; faulty products must be repaired or replaced during that period. Apple are aware of this for one. Other manufacturers? Possibly not — the Samsung Galaxy S Ⅲ was launched in and should still be receiving regular security updates. My S Ⅲ last had an update in .

For the unaware: A Moto X Force is a bulky, tough, heavy, smartphone. The battery easily lasts two days.