This Threat Research is about the recently discovered “Pre-installed Android Malware” threat. At least 36 high-end smartphone models belonging to popular manufacturing companies such as Samsung, LG, and Lenovo were found pre-loaded with 21 malware programs. The programs were part of two malware families: Loki and SLocker. The malicious apps were not part of the … Read More
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Yesterday, WikiLeaks published documents suggesting the CIA had access to, and developed, tools that can be used to hack smartphones and other Internet connected devices. This is not a surprise to anyone who is even remotely associated to the security industry. These kinds of tools have been in the wild for several years now, and … Read More
Reported by: Simone Margaritelli Security Researcher at Zimperium zLabs Edit: 11:02AM PDT: added exploit POC code below the disclosure timeline. Edit2: 06:01PM PDT: edited timeline to reflect 4.0.0 and 4.0.1 release dates and confirming that both versions are still vulnerable. Edit3: Dec 12th, 2016, 10:41AM PDT: edited timeline to reflect security testing on 4.0.2 … Read More