Mosquito Trojan Set to Infect Mobiles

A new pirated game sends out SMS messages without consent.

A new pirated game that describes itself as Mosquito v2.0 contains a Trojan that sends out premium-rate SMS messages without the users consent. The Trojan can affect phones running the widely used Series 60 Symbian operating system. Rachel Lashford, analyst at Canalys, said that hardware and software vendors and operators should advise users on how to prevent the spread of the Trojan, which is contained in a .Sis file.

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