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New Android malware gains root without permission

By Archean
Apr 8, 2012
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  1. New Android Malware Gains Root Without Permission

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    Angry Birds Space on alternative Android Markets contains malware that gains root access without user permission. The latest entry to Lookout Mobile Security's blog reports that a new variant of the Legacy Native (LeNa) malware has been spotted. It uses the GingerBreak exploit to gain root permissions of a device using Android 2.3.3 or below without having to ask user permission.
     

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