Two Paths to a Compromised Android Device

Discovered by Unit 42, the Android Installer Hijacking vulnerability exploits a flaw in Android’s “PackageInstaller” system service, allowing attackers to silently gain unlimited permissions in compromised devices.

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  1. Hi there guys. Awesome discovery. thanks for the valuable info.

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