Trojanized malware that auto-roots devices is the new big thing in Android vulnerabilities

Lookout has uncovered over 20,000 samples of trojan-ware masked as legitimate copies of extensively popular applications, such as Candy Crush, Facebook, Google Now, Okta, Snapchat, Twitter, WhatsApp, and more...
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30. engineer-1701d unregistered

nice!

32. Bernoulli

Posts: 4359; Member since: Sep 01, 2012

Where's BobbyBuster at!! Am sure he'd have something nice to say about android at this point rofl! Oh yeah that's right, he's still on his vacation!

34. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Overhyped articles again. Just stick to the app sources you know and you'll be fine. One click root doesn't work on Android 5 and above. Rooted devices usually have SuperSU which shows a popup if an app wants root access. Besides that, no need to buy a new phone, just install the recovery image, problem solved.
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