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The first deep look into the security of the Android patch installation process, specifically its Package Management Service (PMS), has revealed a weakness that puts potentially every Android device at risk for privilege escalation attacks.

Researchers from Indiana University and Microsoft published a paper that describes a new set of Android vulnerabilities they call Pileup flaws, and also introduces a new scanner called SecUP that detects malicious apps already on a device lying in wait for elevated privileges.

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No, because if your mighty ESET does not detect the malicious app, then basically you're unprotected from this threat.
An attacker could use a malicious application to exploit this situation to access data on the device such as user credentials, activity logs, SMS data. The researchers also said a successful attack could also give a hacker control of new signature and system permission, leading to a deeper level of trouble.
 

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I'll not install any malicious app , will search on net about the app before i gonna install it plus gonna download app only from trusted source :)
 
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