Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.
Search Linux Today
Linux News Sections:  Developer -  High Performance -  Infrastructure -  IT Management -  Security -  Storage -
Linux Today Navigation
LT Home
Contribute
Contribute
Link to Us
Linux Jobs


Top White Papers

More on LinuxToday


Android malware made easy with modular kit

Aug 04, 2012, 11:00 (0 Talkback[s])

Android continues to prove irresistible to the hacker community, which seems intent on finding ever newer, more innovative ways to exploit security holes in the open-source mobile platform. Now a new threat to Android may be on the horizon: A pair of security researchers are planning to make public next month a modular, open-source framework called AFE (Android Framework for Exploitation) that bad guys can use to build and tailor Android malware to suit their tastes.

Complete Story

Related Stories: