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Dirty Moo-Cow Vulnerability Detected Zniu Commencement Android Malware

"Dirty Cow" Vulnerability Detected "ZNIU" First Android Malware


It’s the start fourth dimension to run into threat actors convey combined the Dirty Cow Android vulnerability to malware created to compromise users’ devices.





Security researchers from Trend Micro announced the vulnerability, tracked every minute CVE-2016-5195, has been works life inwards a malware sample of ZNIU, the malware is identified every minute “AndroidOS_ZNIU” in addition to this is the start malware sample to include an exploit for the Dirty COW flaw.

Dirty COW has been discovered past times David Manouchehri inwards Oct 2016, which is a privilege escalation Linux flaw that enables an assaulter to get upward the privilege of fix on code to “root” marker in addition to bear out malicious operations.

According to Trend Micro researchers:




“The Linux vulnerability called Dirty COW (CVE-2016-5195) was start disclosed to Earth inwards 2016. The vulnerability was discovered inwards upstream Linux platforms such every minute Redhat, in addition to Android, which essence is based on Linux. It was categorized every minute a serious privilege escalation flaw that allows an assaulter to arrive at root access on the targeted system.”

Actually, the ZNIU malware unremarkably looks every minute a porn application downloaded from malicious websites, where victims are fooled into clicking on a malicious link that installs the malware app on their device. Attackers piece of occupation this malware to collect information on the infected devices.