Linked by HAL2001 on Wed 23rd Feb 2011 23:58 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption A new variant of spyware "Spy.Felxispy" on Symbian devices causing privacy leakage has recently been captured by the National Computer Virus Emergency Response Centre of China. According to NetQin Mobile, there are more than a dozen variants of the spyware since the first was spotted, and the latest has affected 150,000+ devices. Once installed, the spyware will turn on the Conference Call feature of the device without users' awareness. When users are making phone calls, the spyware automatically adds itself to the call to monitor the conversation.
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Be more specific
by darknexus on Thu 24th Feb 2011 05:56 UTC
darknexus
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2008-07-15

What variant of Symbian are we talking about here? S40, S60, Symbian^3 (the latter two are closely related but not identical)? Trouble with Symbian is you can't just say Symbian and leave it at that. There are several branches of it.

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