Malware that cannot be uninstalled by the end user is being pre-loaded onto some cheap Android smartphones. The malware is pre-loaded into the system directory of the handsets at an unknown point within the supply chain.
In the first documented attack of its kind, the Internet of Things has been used as part of an attack that sent out over 750,000 spam emails. In the first documented attack of its kind, the Internet of Things has been used as part of an attack that sent out over 750,000 spam emails.
SAN FRANCISCO — Bob Foreman’s architecture firm ran up a $166,000 phone bill in a single weekend last March. But neither Mr. Foreman nor anyone else at his seven-person company was in the office at the time. “I thought: ‘This is crazy. It must be a mistake,’ ” Mr. Foreman said.
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