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2011 6th International Conference on Malicious and Unwanted Software (2011)
Fajardo, PR, USA
Oct. 18, 2011 to Oct. 19, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-4673-0031-5
pp: 79-87
Dong-Hoon You , INetCop Security
Bong-Nam Noh , System Security Research Center, Chonnam National University
ABSTRACT
Android with linux kernel is on its way to be a standard platform of various smart devices. Therefore, Android platform based linux kernel rootkit will be a major security threat to smart phones, tablet PCs, smart TVs and so on. Although there is an urgent need of remedy for this threat, no solution or even a suitable study has been announced. In this paper, we are going to depict some rootkits which exploit android kernel by taking advantage of LKM(loadable kernel module) and /dev/kmem device access technology and discuss the danger the rootkit attack would bring.
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D. You and B. Noh, "Android platform based linux kernel rootkit," 2011 6th International Conference on Malicious and Unwanted Software(MALWARE), Fajardo, PR, USA, 2011, pp. 79-87.
doi:10.1109/MALWARE.2011.6112330
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