OSVDB ID: 78630

Title: Angry Birds FREE Application for Android Premium Rate SMS Message Trojaned Distribution

Info

Disclosure

Dec 13, 2011

Discovery

Unknown

Dates

Exploit

Unknown

Solution

Unknown

Description

The Angry Birds FREE application for Android has trojaned copies available for download on some app markets. These trojans will cause a phone to send SMS messages to premium numbers, charging the user money.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access, Mobile Phone / Hand-held Device
Attack Type: Other
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Workaround
Exploit: Exploit Private
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Discovered in the Wild

Solution

Verify the source of application downloads, particularly in the case of popular games when dealing with unexpected vendors.

Products

Unknown or Incomplete

References

Credit

Unknown or Incomplete



Direct URL: http://osvdb.org/78630