Backdooring Android Apps with FatRat and Metasploit Framework
We have to set a point, mobile applications are a HUGE market today. Many entrepreneurs left behind web-based experiences for building disruptive mobile solutions. The battle of smart-phones remains today between IOs and Android. Both have pros and cons, they are designed and configured with default security settings that maybe not the ideal for non-experienced people.
This writing demonstrates a practical and simple example on how to generate a Reverse TCP back-door on an existing APK file.
This is a pretty common "Social Engineering Attack", and it's focused on generating a reverse TCP connection, where the attacker easily can generate shell access to your Android phone in the time you are using the infected application and do some harmful stuff or access your private information without any concern.
And when a mean “Social Engineering Attacks” is because the way it propagates, I’ll explain in a bit how are the