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Postby theo » Tue Apr 03, 2012 3:41 pm

Another example of why the Android model, albeit commercially successful, is an example to avoid!

http://www.h-online.com/open/news/item/Android-bot-attacks-rooted-smartphones-1499244.html
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Re: Android Botnets

Postby constantinosm » Fri May 25, 2012 11:57 am

I don't care ROOT for ever ;)
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Re: Android Botnets

Postby theo » Mon May 28, 2012 8:02 am

You should! Because it's your phone and nobody else's
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Re: Android Botnets

Postby constantinosm » Tue May 29, 2012 10:27 am

YES :evil:
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Re: Android Botnets

Postby charizan » Tue May 29, 2012 12:45 pm

the funny thing is that most of the malware is actually repackaged versions of legitimate apps, but with malicious payloads.
For more details check The Department of Computer Science at the North Carolina State University.
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