New Android Malware Texts Premium-Rate Numbers

Wednesday Aug 11th 2010 by Datamation.com Staff
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Kaspersky lab says they've discovered the first attack targeted at Android users.

Computerworld: Kaspersky Lab researchers say they have found the first malware aimed directly at Android users. The malicious app looks like a media player, but really sends SMS text messages to a premium number, presumably one owned by the people behind the attack.

The application is called "Movie Player" and so far has only shown up in Russia.

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