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|Botnet Discovered On 1 million Chinese Mobiles|
| 3:42 pm on Jan 15, 2013 (gmt 0)|
|Security researchers say they have discovered a huge botnet running on the smartphones of more than a million unsuspecting mobile users in China. |
The devices had been infected by a Trojan-based attack first discovered in 2011, news agency Xinhua reported.
The botnet can allow the smartphones to be hijacked remotely and potentially used for fraudulent purposes.
Botnet Discovered On 1 million Chinese Mobiles [bbc.co.uk]
| 10:23 pm on Jan 15, 2013 (gmt 0)|
See? They always said that any Chinese IP might have a robot at the other end, so better safe than sorry. Here's, er, 1/10 of one percent of the explanation in one fell swoop.
| 2:57 am on Jan 16, 2013 (gmt 0)|
That could be a real boon for Apple if they're able to get a China Telecom deal and come across as the safer phone.
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