Users lured to Install malicious code via SMS messages

Websense Security Labs has received reports of users being lured to install malicious code via Short Message Service (SMS) messages (also known as text messages). Victims receive an SMS message on their mobile phone, thanking them for subscribing to a fictitious dating service. The message states that the subscription fee of $2.00 per day will be automatically charged to their cell phone bill until their subscription is cancelled at the online site.

"Thank you for subscribing to <URL Removed> - Dating Service ! Your phone will be charged now $2.00 per day untill you unsubscribe online." WebsenseŽ - Security Labs Alert: SMS lures for Trojan bot

Linked by shanmuga Saturday, 24th June 2006 1:28AM