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First large-scale Android Spam Virus

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Cyber-thieves are using games including Angry Birds to turn Android phones into spam-sending drones. Phones have been infected with spam-forwarding software that hid inside free versions of popular Android games. Once installed, the booby-trapped app contacts a web server for a list of phone numbers then starts sending junk text messages to them. Angry Birds Space, Need for Speed Most Wanted and...

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