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Pashley

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Android users beware
« on: August 20, 2012, 04:59:48 AM »
Half a million phones in China infected with malware that "takes advantage of a vulnerability in the China Mobile SMS Payment process to generate unauthorized payments to premium service providers, and possibly steal bank card numbers ..."
 
http://www.securityweek.com/resilient-smszombie-infects-500000-android-users-china
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Re: Android users beware
« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2012, 09:54:15 AM »
so given I never pay for anything using my phone, I should be ok?
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Re: Android users beware
« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2012, 11:49:58 PM »
There's an AVG free antivirus/malware app for Android. In theory it scans any download to the phone for nasty things. I have it on my Android phone, and it certainly isn't doing any harm.
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