I’ll expose USB vulnerability in some vendor’s customization of the Android system, I’ll also target that vulnerability in a specific vendor, together with a proof of concept of the attack and practical scenario environment, and I will unveil the implications of such vulnerability. Culminating in the flashing of a compromised boot partition, and root access.
My name is André Pereira, I’m 24 years old, from Portugal, Oporto and my hobbies are computers, football, and the fine arts, specially comedy. I will soon earn masters degree in computer networking my the University of Porto. I also started working at INESC CRACS (Center for Research in Advanced Computing Systems). This work comes from a master thesis proposal, on android USB security, with professor Pedro Brando, and Manuel Correia. We successfully carried out the thesis, and we were to publish it as a paper in CMS14 in aveiro.