First Mac OS X fake installer pops up, racks up your mobe bill

By | December 18, 2012

Source: The Register

by John Leyden

Sec19In this article “Crooks have developed a new Mac OS X-specific Trojan that mimics the behaviour of a legitimate software installer.

Trojan-SMSSend-3666, which poses as an application for listening to music on a popular Russian social networking site, attempts to hoodwink marks into handing their mobile number to activate the radio app. Users are asked to enter their phone number into an appropriate field and then specify the code sent to the mobile in an SMS.”

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