Cloak and Dagger vulnerability on Android devices

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Cloak and Dagger vulnerability on Android devices

A new vulnerability affecting Android mobile devices results not from a traditional bug, but from the malicious combination of two legitimate permissions that power desirable and commonly-used features in popular apps. 

Groups

Institute for Information Security and Privacy, Research Horizons

Categories
Research, Computer Science/Information Technology and Security
Keywords
Cloak and Dagger, android, vulnerability, permissions, Cybersecurity
Status
  • Created By: John Toon
  • Created On: May 21, 2017 - 1:30pm
  • Last Updated: May 21, 2017 - 1:30pm