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Before we get to thinking that nothing is new under the Android malware sun, we get a small, but quite interesting surprise. An android malware that connects to SMTP servers to send an email. Other than the SMTP-usage, the malware is pretty vanilla. Upon installation, the application asks the user to activate device administrator to […]

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A young Spanish hacker developed a fictive application, which offered users to spy on private messages of their WhatsApp friends. Thousands users went into the site, which required them to register their mobile number. Whoever typed the number fell into a huge fraud by automatically being assigned to an advertisements site that sends ads for […]

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Recently I received this SMS on my mobile phone. Basically, it tells me I have to call back 018377xxxx to collect a parcel. As this phone number is not premium and I was indeed waiting for a parcel, I nearly fell in for the trick. Figure 1. SMS scam received on the phone. It says: […]

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