Published Jul 05 2012 by Naked Security - Sophos


Android botnet wants to sell you Viagra, penny stocks and e-cards

Criminals have created a botnet of Android phones to send spam messages using Yahoo! mail. The malware problems on Android continue to grow and mimic their Windows cousins.

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