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new malware uses WAP billing web pages to siphon money from mobile devices

"Mobile malware risks are surging in India. For example, about 40 percent of all the attacks involving Xafecopy mobile device malware, which impacted 47 countries, were targeted at the nation, according to a study by Kaspersky Labs

The malware, which targets the WAP [Wireless Application Protocol] billing payment method, steals money through victims' mobile phones without their knowledge, according to the report." (BankInfoSecurity, 2017)

For more info, go to https://www.bankinfosecurity.asia/xafecopy-malware-raises-concerns-over-mobile-security-a-10302

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Admin
Admin

Re: new malware uses WAP billing web pages to siphon money from mobile devices

I remember when WAP was used to browse the web from mobile phones.

I feel old now Smiley Happy

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Employee+

Re: new malware uses WAP billing web pages to siphon money from mobile devices

LOL Smiley Happy Now it is being used for other things as well Smiley Happy