New-Gen Malware Avoids Virus Scanners And Google Bouncer?

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Google’s Bouncer system that would eventually stop malware from getting on the Market and users’ devices might be easily evaded by applications that employ the RootSmart malware.

RootSmart “does not directly embed the root exploit inside the app” and, after installation, it will download additional malware bits from the internet. Such behavior could easily make the application avoid any virus scanners and even Google’s Bouncer which is looking for specific malware code inside the scanned software. Given that RootSmart utilizes the Gingerbreak exploit, it is capable of being remotely controlled, thus posing into a serious security threat. To read more about the malware, hit up the source link below.

Source: NCSU

Via: PhanDroid

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