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BadNews bug hits Android app store

BadNews Virus - BBC

Security researchers have identified 32 separate apps on Google Play that harboured a bug called BadNews. On infected phones, BadNews stole cash by racking up charges from sending premium rate text messages.


Hand-Held Epidemic? Experts Fear Phone Viruses

Did you contract a virus yesterday? No, not that kind of virus. Most people are aware that computer viruses are legion. They know enough to avoid opening e-mail messages about wealthy Nigerians handing out free money or lost lottery winnings (just give them your bank account number and password!).


The iPhone's First Worm

The novel viral iPhone attack is a mere ''rickroll.'' But researchers warn that more serious exploits could follow.


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