All About Symbian - Nokia (S60) and Sony Ericsson (UIQ) smartphones unwrapped

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Old 28-02-2006, 12:15 PM
Apocalypso
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Exclamation + Beware guys :: First J2ME mobile phone trojan!

Redbrowser.A :: First J2ME mobile phone trojan!



F-secure have detected a new Trojan spreading on Symbian Series 60 smartphone devices.

Redbrowser.A is a J2ME based Java Midlet that sends SMS messages to premium rate numbers. It affects Symbian S60 devices. Apparently works on most phones with J2ME support (ie. hundreds of different phones) . Sends SMS messages to Russian premium rate numbers to steal money from the user. First reported by Kaspersky Lab.

Redbrowser.A pretends to be a WAP browser that offers free WAP browsing using free SMS messages to send the WAP page contents. Actually Redbrowser.A sends SMS messages to expensive numbers, causing an increased phone bill to the use.. ...

Read more:
Redbrowser.A trojan detected - full story
www.symbian-freak.com - Your Ultimate Symbian Destination



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Apoc
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