New Virus SMSZombie.A Discovered by TrustGo Security Labs
By TrustGo Security Labs On August 15, 2012 In Malware, Security
SUMMARY On July 25th, 2012, analysts at TrustGo Security Labs discovered a new virus dubbed, Trojan!SMSZombie.A. This complex and sophisticated malware takes advantage of a vulnerability in the China Mobile SMS Payment process to generate unauthorized payments, steal bank card numbers and money transfer receipt information. DETAILS This malicious code has a number of features [...]continue reading...
MMarketPay.A, New Android Malware Found in the Wild
By TrustGo Security Labs On July 6, 2012 In Malware, Security
SUMMARY On the 4th of July 2012, we uncovered a new malware that can download paid apps and contents from China Mobile’s Mobile Market. It placed orders automatically on behalf of users and could cause unexpected high phone bills. TrustGo Security Labs named it as: Trojan!MMarketPay.A@Android. MMarketPay.A may arrive as repackaged applications with the [...]continue reading...
Android Permissions…What do they do?
By TrustGo Security Labs On July 5, 2012 In Privacy, Security
If you’ve ever pressed “Accept & Download” button and wondered, “What did I just do?” we applaud you. That’s the first step to becoming aware of the permissions you grant the apps you use. But unless you’re a deep-thinker about privacy and data security, you might still have questions. To help, we’ve put together a [...]continue reading...