MMS 9560 “I love you” fake MMS notification
Android premium rate SMS Trojans (aka toll fraud) is nothing new in Russia but typically it is distributed via fake Android marketplaces or unofficial app stores. In conjunction with one of our carriers customers we investigated malware that was promoted via SMS. In this attack spammers were targeting Russian consumers with a social engineering campaign that sent out tens of thousands of SMS with links to a website hosting mobile malware.
With the recent announcement of an iPhone Spoofing exploit, there has been a lot of misinformed debate over the severity and the source of the error. Here we give the detail on the technology behind this exploit, and why we should not be so quick to blame mobile operators for it.Read More