engine - 11:36 am on Jun 7, 2010 (gmt 0)
Smartphone Games With Virus Payload [uk.reuters.com]
Hackers have planted viruses in video games for smartphones running on Microsoft Corp's Windows operating system, according to a security firm specializing in mobile devices. The games are bundled with malicious software that automatically dials premium-rate telephone services in Somalia, Italy and other countries, sometimes ringing up hundreds of dollars in charges in a single month. Microsoft said it was aware of the problem and investigating it.