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Researchers Create Self-Replicating (Malicious?) Android App


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#1 Dazzzler

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Posted 11 November 2015 - 03:05 AM

Attempting to destroy the Internet using endlessly self-replicating software, security researchers from the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, have created an Android application that can reproduce itself across a network.
At this stage, the application is capable of self-compilation, mutation, and viral spreading, requiring no human interaction to evolve, and no root permissions on the device it runs on.

The app currently works on Android devices, but the researchers claim that in the near future, the app will also be able to work across multiple platforms and operating systems.

Read more : http://news.softpedia.com/news/security-researchers-create-self-replicating-malicious-android-app-496006.shtml

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