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New Criminal Potential– Android Rootkit

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  • Alexandru Negrila

    (Romanian-American University, Bucharest)

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    Android is a software stack for mobile devices that includes an operating system, middleware and key applications and uses a modified version of the Linux kernel. Right now around 60,000 cell phones running the Android operating system are shipping every day. Android platform ranks as the fourth most popular smartphone device-platform in the United States as of February 2010. As more and more device manufacture adopt this platform Android’s market share is likely to grow and start to rival that belonging to other top players.

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    Article provided by Romanian-American University in its journal Journal of Information Systems and Operations Management.

    Volume (Year): 5 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 1 (May)
    Pages: 182-194

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    Handle: RePEc:rau:journl:v:5:y:2011:i:1:p:182-194

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    Keywords: android; rootkit; exploits;

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