Rutgers University writes malware for Freerunner

Neil Jerram neiljerram at
Mon Feb 22 23:38:36 CET 2010

On 22 February 2010 22:34, Al Johnson <openmoko at> wrote:
> Heavy on headline, light on any useful detail. I suppose we might find out
> more after the presentation tomorrow.

I was on the verge of writing the same thing.  Are they claiming that
they can install a rootkit remotely by sending a carefully crafted
SMS?  (Seems unlikely, given the small number of bytes to play with.)
Or that once a rootkit is installed, they can use SMS as a trigger for
it?  If the latter, how do they get the rootkit on there in the first


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