AndroRAT Exploiting Vulnerability to Escalate Privileges on Android Devices

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AndroRAT Exploiting Vulnerability to Escalate Privileges on Android Devices

A new variant of the Android Remote Access Tool (AndroRAT) is exploiting a vulnerability to escalate privileges on unpatched Android devices. The malware disguises itself as a utility app called “TrashCleaner” and waits for users to download it from a malicious URL. Upon running for the first time, the malicious app forces the device to […]… Read More

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