Rutgers University writes malware for Freerunner

Thomas White taw at
Mon Feb 22 23:50:38 CET 2010

On Mon, 22 Feb 2010 22:38:36 +0000
Neil Jerram <neiljerram at> wrote:

> 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
> place?

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