Tag: ZNIU

ZNIU Is the First Android Malware to Use Dirty COW

A lot of mobile users are well aware that there are plenty of threats affecting the Android ecosystem right now. One of the newer threats goes by the name of ZNIU, and it is the first case of malware effectively exploiting the Dirty COW vulnerability. This means assailants can carry out a privilege escalation attack to gain root level access and plant a permanent backdoor on a device. The bigger question is whether or not more Android …
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