New Android malware gains root without permission

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


    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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