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Security Researchers Develop Proof-of-Concept Rootkit for Android Phone

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http://www.maximumpc.com – Here's a scary thought - you may soon have to worry about security on your smartphone just as you do on your PC. Up to this point, cell phone security has almost been an afterthought, at least in the public's eye, but that's about to change. Two researchers from Trustwave -- Nicholas J. Percoco and Christian Papathanasiou - are scheduled to demo a rootkit running on an Android-based smartphone at the Defcon security conference in Las Vegas next month. "We have developed a kernel-level Android rootki (General)