Post Wed Jun 02, 2010 5:05 am

Researchers to demonstrate Android rootkit at Defcon

Just read some news articles about an android rootkit. Nicholas J. Percoco and Christian Papathanasiou will be giving a live demonstration of Android rootkit at Defcon this year. The rootkit, once installed on the target Android phone, can be activated by a "trigger number" and sends a revers shell to the attacker.

Read the following link to get more info:
https://www.defcon.org/html/defcon-18/d ... l#Percoco1

NetworkWorld covers the story in more detail:
http://www.networkworld.com/news/2010/0 ... ce=nww_rss