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Metasploit Revealed: Secrets of the Expert Pentester by Nipun Jaswal, Sagar Rahalkar

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Attacking Android with Metasploit

The Android platform can be attacked either by creating a simple APK file or by injecting the payload into the existing APK. We will cover the first one. Let's get started by generating an APK file with msfvenom as follows:

On generating the APK file, all we need to do is to either convince the victim (perform social engineering) to install the APK or physically gain access to the phone. Let's see what happens on the phone as soon as a victim downloads the malicious APK:

Once the download is complete, the user ...

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