Home > slashdot > Mobile Spyware Conferences Into Your Calls

Mobile Spyware Conferences Into Your Calls

February 23rd, 2011 02:39 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

Security

wiredmikey writes “Reports of Multiple Variants of Android Virus ‘Hong Tou Tou’ are showing up, which has mainly been working its way onto smartphones via alternative app marketplaces. Today, we saw reports of a new variant of spyware “Spy.Felxispy” targeting Symbian devices, identified by the National Computer Virus Emergency Response Centre of China. More than a dozen variants of the spyware have emerged 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.”

Source: Mobile Spyware Conferences Into Your Calls

Related Articles:

  1. Restraining Order On Commercial Spyware Lifted
  2. FBI Dad’s Misadventures With Spyware Exposed School Principal’s Child Porn
  3. Mobile App Screens Calls With Brain Waves
  4. Sony Rootkit Redux: Canadian Business Groups Lobby For Right To Install Spyware
  5. Cyber Attacks On Activists Traced To Gamma Group’s FinFisher Spyware
blog comments powered by Disqus
YOYOYOOYOYOYO