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Other Android SMS Trojan

Discussion in 'General' started by GreatOldOne, 11 Aug 2010.

  1. GreatOldOne

    GreatOldOne Wannabe Martian

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    I'm sure none of us would be silly enough to install an unsolicited application, but here's a heads up all the same:

    http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/08/10/android_sms_trojan/
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-10928070
     
  2. barndoor101

    barndoor101 Bring back the demote thread!

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    *waits for the apple fanbois to proclaim 'this doesnt happen on the app store!', even though it does*
     
  3. GreatOldOne

    GreatOldOne Wannabe Martian

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    I'm a fanboi, and I haven't mentioned it...

    I just think it's more important that people know about it so they can avoid it. Regardless of what smartphone OS they use. :rolleyes:
     
  4. Nexxo

    Nexxo * Prefab Sprout – The King of Rock 'n' Roll

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    I'm an iPhone 4 owner, and I know it can happen on iPhones too, App Store or not. There's this interesting exploit in the Safari browser, remember?

    Androids and iPhones
    Flowers of technology;
    Vulnerable all.
     

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