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Android malware takes over device's shutdown process

2015/02/19

Softpedia - (International) AVG security researchers discovered a new mobile malware strain affecting Android devices that hijacks the shutdown process and obtains root permission to run nefarious activities such as initiating calls or taking pictures while the phone appears to be off.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Android-Malware-Takes-Over-Device-s-Shutdown-Process-473705.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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