SMS subscription services

Pierluigi Paganini April 01, 2014
Chinese CCTV reported cases of pre-installed malware on Android mobile

Chinese TV station, CCTV, has reported some cases where smartphone were compromised by pre-installed malware before selling them on to unwitting customers. What’s about to pay a mobile phone with Malware pre-installed? Of course the malware is free! It is not a joke, Chinese TV station CCTV, during a show for the World Consumer Rights Day […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 16, 2014
Malicious apps spread via Google Store packaged with premium SMS scam

PandaLabs has found at least four free apps in the official Google Play store that are packaged with a premium SMS scam. Already 300000 mobile infected. PandaLabs security firm has identified malicious Android apps available on Google Play that can sign up users for premium SMS subscription services without user knowledge.  The malware has infected at least 300,000 Android devices, although the number of […]