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Zitmo is a mobile malware Fortinet has particularly been focusing on since the beginning (see our first blog post and my presentation at ShmooCon 2011) as it is one of the first palpable signs organized criminals show interest in infecting mobile phones. As you may know (see F-Secure and Kaspersky's blog posts), it is unfortunately back, with a new version. So, technically speaking, what's new? it now supports Windows Mobile phones too. Not only Symbian (there was rumors concerning a BlackBerry version - never confirmed). the default phone number... [Read More]
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  Feb 23, 2011  |  Filed in: Security Research
A few days ago, an application named 'SMS Replicator Secret' was pulled out of the Android market. Like many other spyware of its kind, it silently forwarded incoming SMS messages to a configurable phone number, the official idea being to spy on your girlfriend. I don't like these types of 'applications' (women solidarity? next time advertise it as spying your boyfriend ;), even if they are meant as jokes, because one day they will end up in the wrong hands and do much more damage than expected. The recent Zitmo malware is a perfect illustration... [Read More]
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  Nov 12, 2010  |  Filed in: Security Research