07-29-2010, 12:21 AM #1Malicious wallpaper app affects millions of Android handsets [Electronista]Aside from providing backgrounds, the utility quietly collects personal information such as SIM card numbers, text messages, subscriber identification, and voicemail passwords. The data is then sent to (redacted), a site that hails from Shenzhen, China.
In other news… the malware count for the iPhone remains at a steady ZERO.
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07-29-2010, 12:39 AM #2
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It's good that in order for apps to be approved that they have to go through Apple. It's a win-and-lose process, but this example makes you thankful Apple does check the Apps that go into it's App Store.
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