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Submission + - SMS Trojan steals from Android owners (itwire.com)

siliconbits writes: A Trojan posing as a media player for Android smartphones automatically sends text messages to premium rate numbers, according to Kaspersky Lab.

Company officials say the Trojan, dubbed Trojan-SMS.AndroidOS.FakePlayer.a, is the first of its kind for the Android platform, even though SMS Trojans are currently the most widespread type of malware on mobile phones.

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SMS Trojan steals from Android owners

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