Ooops, your Android phone got rooted!

“Hoping to understand what a new generation of mobile malware could resemble, security researchers will demonstrate a malicious “rootkit” program they’ve written for Google’s Android phone next month at the Defcon hacking conference in Las Vegas.”

http://www.networkworld.com/news/2010/060210-android-rootkit-is-just-a.html

This is just another reason I have mixed feelings over how Apple handles apps with the app store.

Yeah, it means I can’t run whatever I want, and have to play by their rules without jailbreaking, but it sure makes rootkits a bit harder to pull off.

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