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A new study from North Carolina State University has confirmed that when Android phone manufacturers customize devices with special preloaded software, apps and code it has a direct affect on the security of each device.
A new form of Android malware controlled via SMS messages has been discovered and the malware can record phone calls, upload the device’s GPS location, and reboot the phone, among other things.Researchers at NQ Mobile Security working with Dr. Xuxian Jiang’s team at nearby North Carolina State University uncovered the malware, named TigerBot.
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed new
techniques and software that may be the key to resolving cloud computing and virtualization security
concerns and boosting confidence in the sector. Read the full article. [ScienceDaily]