This crafty malware dropper sneaks past the toughest Google Android security defenses

Hackers have found a way to bypass Android’s “Restricted Settings” and install malware on a victim’s devices. 

Restricted Settings is a security feature first introduced in Android 13 that prevents apps downloaded from non-vetted sources (i.e. places other than the Google Play Store, or sideloaded apps) from accessing key Android settings, such as Accessibility, or Notification Listener.


This website uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you accept our use of cookies.