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Smartphone Games With Virus Payload

     

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11:36 am on Jun 7, 2010 (gmt 0)

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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.
 

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