Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Sony To Offer Unity For PlayStation To PlayStation Licensed Developers
Blackberry Introduces Elegant Porsche Design P9983 Smartphone
Club 3D Launches 4K Docking Station
Logitech Gives You Control of Your Smart Home with the New Harmony Living Home Lineup
New iPads And OS X Yosemite Announcements Expected Next Month
Opera Max Data-savings App to be Embedded into MediaTek's LTE SoCs
Nero 2015 Supports Burning via Smartphone, WiFi Streaming
PMC Delivers 16-port SAS and SATA Storage Controllers
Active Discussions
Yamaha CRW-F1UX
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
 Home > News > Consumer Electronics > Mobile ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, August 12, 2004
Mobile Mosquito premium rate SMS "Trojan" not a virus


The 'Trojan' SMS dialler infecting mobile phones running pirate copies of the "Mosquitos" game is not actually a Trojan at all but rather a botched copy-protection feature of the original game...

Earlier this week mobile operating system maker Symbian warned that illegal versions of the game contain a Trojan that sends costly SMS text messages to premium rate lines without the owner realising it until the bill arrives.

But, in a startling twist, it has now emerged that the premium rate SMS functionality was put in the game from the beginning by the original manufacturer.

Mikko Hypponen, head of antivirus labs at F-Secure, said there is no "cracked" version of the game because nothing has been added to the code in the illegal game, which is still available on P2P networks.

"There was nothing to crack as there was no copy protection," he said.

To read the entire article click at the 'Source' icon below!


Previous
Next
SONY to announce DRU-710A 16X and 2.4X DL writer        All News        Plasmon: Global support for UDO grows
Students - throw books away and get a Playstation !     Consumer Electronics News      Early release of Nintendo DS

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Dropbox, WordPress Used To Spread Malware
Microsoft Says Viruses Are Back On The Rise
First Targeted Attack Utilising Malware for Android Devices Reported
Cyber Attack Targets Nato, Government Websites
Stuxnet Roots Found Back in 2005
Java Exploit Behind "Red October" Cyber Attacks
FTC Warns Small Businesses Of Spam Email
Kaspersky Says 'Red October' Virus Has Been Targeting Diplomatic and Government Agencies
Kaspersky Discovers New version Of Flams Virus
Microsoft Warns Of New IE Security Breach
Microsoft Disrupts Nitol Botnet
Kaspersky Discovers New IT Virus Linked To Stuxnet

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .