4/6/2012

Security researchers have uncovered a new version of the Android malware known as Legacy Native, or LeNa, which, unlike earlier variants, can infiltrate a target phone without any user interaction. According to mobile security firm Lookout, the enhanced bug, which masquerades as a legitimate app in the secondary Android market, uses a "GingerBreak" exploit to access a device's root permissions, even in phones where the "SU" -- or superuser -- utility has not been activated.

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