Chinese ARM Vendor Left Developer Backdoor In Kernel For Android, “Pi” Devices

Chinese ARM vendor left developer backdoor in kernel for Android, “Pi” devices

All any code needs to do to gain root access is send the text "rootmydevice" to an undocumented debugging process.

http://arstechnica.com/security/2016/05/chinese-arm-vendor-left-developer-backdoor-in-kernel-for-android-pi-devices

Another win for cyber security coming from China...