Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 11th Aug 2010 21:00 UTC, submitted by namakemono
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Kaspersky has announced in this article the first trojan specific for Android. "The new malicious program penetrates smartphones running Android in the guise of a harmless media player application. Users are prompted to install a file of just over 13 KB with the standard Android extension .APK. Once installed on the phone, the Trojan uses the system to begin sending SMSs to premium rate numbers without the owner’s knowledge or consent, resulting in money passing from a user’s account to that of the cybercriminals."
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So I couldn't sign up to be an Apple Developer as Tyler Durden and put my address as 537 Paper St and keep my anonymity?

Remaining anonymous on the Internet is VERY easy.

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No, you have to pay money using a credit card to register as a developer. Obviously it wouldn't be impossible to steal a credit card / live in mexico / whatever, but it isn't as simple as using giving fake contact details.

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