Android botnet sends SMS Spam – The H

Android botnet sends SMS Spam
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Android Security icon An Android botnet dubbed "SpamSoldier" is active, according to a blog post by mobile device security specialists Lookout, and it is spreading through SMS spam that promises free games such as Need for Speed or Angry Birds Space.

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Samsung vows quick fix for Android security vulnerability – Fiercemobilecontent


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Samsung vows quick fix for Android security vulnerability
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Samsung Electronics is at work to patch a security flaw afflicting a number of devices running Google's (NASDAQ:GOOG) Android, leaving them exposed to malicious apps that could result in hackers gaining root level permissions. The exploit, first
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FCC Launches Tool to Ward Off Mobile Security Threats – Mashable


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FCC Launches Tool to Ward Off Mobile Security Threats
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Someone in the U.S. loses their cellphone every 3.5 seconds, which adds up to more than $ 30 billion in losses each year. Not to mention the losses associated with mobile security theft, password hacks and so on. To help consumers protect mobile devices
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Android botnet abuses people’s phones for SMS spam – ITworld.com

Android botnet abuses people's phones for SMS spam
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Android botnet abuses people's phones for SMS spam. Security vendor Cloudmark says it is the first time they've detected a botnet that abuses other people's phones to send spam. By Jeremy Kirk, IDG News Service | Security, Android, android security

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