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Based on statistics from its GSMA Spam Reporting Service, Cloudmark has determined that more than half of the SMS spam sent out in January in the United States represented phishing attempts. Worryingly, phishing reports have increased by 78% from December 2013 to January 2014. According to the company, the cybercriminals are mostly targeting prepaid debit […]

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Back in June we discovered a malicious Android application that was holding user’s Android phones for ransom. This discovery confirmed earlier predictions that ransomware would evolve and arise on new platforms, such as mobile devices.As part of our pre-emptive SMS spam domain identification, we have detected a recently-registered domain that is currently serving a new […]

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New spam regulations, introduced in India, limit the users of mobile phones to sending only 100 texts per day. The reason? To stop the growing problem of SMS text spam. Cellphone usage is huge in India, with more than 700 million subscribers. But with that popularity comes the problem of users being constantly plagued with […]

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