Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Mobile platform can also be the next Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) target?

OR part of the factor/contributor in the cyber ecosystem?

Mobile malware that affects Symbian Series 60 handsets is being used to create a botnet.

Pirated versions of 3D Anti-terrorist action, a first-person shooter developed by Beijing Huike Technology in China, and uploaded onto several Windows Mobile freeware download sites, come with a nasty add-on courtesy of Russian virus writers.

Compromised phones start attempting to silently make expensive international calls without user involvement, as reported in a thread on the XDA-Developers' forum, featuring the experience of a UK victim of the Trojan.

Read this interesting news here.

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