back to article Cops cuff premium-rate SMS Android malware suspects

French police have arrested two men over an Android malware scam that netted an estimated €100,000, according to L'Informaticien. The unnamed duo are suspected of infecting more than 2,000 Android smartphones with the Foncy Trojan, a strain of malware that sent text messages to premium-rate numbers at a cost of €4.5 a pop. The …

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Did it root *any* Android phone?

Wow! It's better than z4root, I would love to see that part of it on the market as an isolated app.

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Re: Did it root *any* Android phone?

It just used the Honeybomb exploit, so no. It does show that Android malware is getting more sophisticated though.

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