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Mobile Malware: From Fame to Fortune?

HOW THE ANDROID SMS TROJAN WORKS 1. User downloads a seemingly harmless • "Movie Player" 2. The app requires more Permissions than needed for a movie app. player. Trojan-SMS.AndroidoS.FakePlayer.a THE APP REQUESTS PERMISSIONS TO: Services that cost you money. The app automatically sends premium SMS text messages 5. Without the user's knowledge. 4. User is charged money on their phone bill for the premium text messages. CELLUAR PHONE BILL EBdæsliamo Currently only phones on Russian networks are at risk. $$$ TOTAL lookout" 2010 Lookout DESIGN BY: mikewirthart.com $5.00

Mobile Malware: From Fame to Fortune?

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We’ve seen the progression of threats from novelty to profit before. To see where we’re heading, we need only to look to the desktop. Looking back over the last twenty years, the evolution of malw...

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