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TowelRoot vulnerability could lead to attacks on Android devices: Researcher

2014/06/17

Securityweek - (International) Researchers with Lacoon Mobile Security reported that a Linux vulnerability exploited in the TowelRoot rooting tool for Android devices could also be used by attackers to gain root/administrator privileges and bypass Android security controls.

Source: http://www.securityweek.com/towelroot-vulnerability-could-lead-attacks-android-devices-researcher

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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