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New Mac Trojan Hijacks Google Searches

Security researchers from F-Secure have identified a new Mac OS X click fraud trojan which hijacks Google searches by inserting a rogue DNS entry into the hosts file. The trojan comes hidden as a Fake Player installer so it is probably distributed as part of a social engineering attack that asks users to update Flash Player to see a video ... Read More »

New Android Trojan Records Phone Calls

Security researchers from CA have identified a trojan for the Android platform which records phone calls and uploads them to a server under the attackers’ control. The trojan hides itself as a service called Android System Messaging and asks for permission to intercept outgoing calls on installation. Unfortunately, most Android users have gotten so used to these permission dialogs that ... Read More »