Toll-fraud malware adds charges to users' bills

12/14/2012 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Malware written for Android-based devices has the ability to add small, secret charges to the monthly bills of device owners, according to Lookout, a mobile-security company. Lookout estimates that nearly three-quarters of the Android malware that it detected this year involved such cases of toll fraud.

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