Researchers spot first mobile spyware

Thursday, 7 December 2006, 2:09 AM EST

Researchers with McAfee claim to have found a first spyware application that targets the Symbian operating system for mobile phones.

The spyware application comes bundled with a variant of the MultiDropper mobile phone Trojan. McAfee refers to the new online pest as SymbOS/MultiDropper.CG. It tracks SMS text messages that are sent and copies log file with the phone number of incoming and outbound phone calls.

At vnunet.

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