Wednesday, August 11, 2010

BBC News - Virus writers hit Google Android phones

Just another day in the Googleplex; also see Google offices raided by Korean police

The program poses as a media player but once installed starts sending premium rate text messages.

The service being sent messages is operated by the malicious app's creator, who scoops up the fees.

Discovered by Kaspersky Labs, it is believed to be the first booby-trapped application for Android.

BBC News - Virus writers hit Google Android phones

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