Trojan Text Misery

Aug 29, 2006
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Trojan Text Misery

The fun side of the cellphone is that glossy, upgrading "guess what I've got the latest model" joy of a new toy.  The not-so-fun side is the increasing number of scams that involve conning paranoid SMS users into visiting Trojan-filled websites.

The average SlashGear visitor might think themselves tech-wise enough to avoid getting caught up in this sort of phishing, but can you say the same of your parents or your less tech-savvy friends?  Spread the word, people; unscrupulous people will use whatever means they can to separate the naive from their money.

McAfee Avert Labs Blog [via infoSync World]


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