One of the pitfalls of having a device that is rapidly grown in popularity is that it becomes an irresistible target for people with no-good intentions. Reports are coming in that yet another Android virus has been unleashed and has already impacted a sizeable number users in China, causing their phone bills to balloon to catastrophic levels.
Security firm TrustGo shared on their blog that they’ve “uncovered a new malware that can download paid apps and contents from China Mobile’s Mobile Market. It placed orders automatically on behalf of users and could cause unexpected high phone bills. TrustGo Security Labs named it as: Trojan!MMarketPay.A@Android.”