According to media reports, French computer crime investigators have charged two men in connection with money-making malware that targets Android smartphone users.
The men, who were charged in the Bobigny area of Paris, are suspected of infecting more than 2000 Android devices with the Foncy Trojan horse.
Late last year, Kaspersky’s Denis Maslennikov wrote up an interesting blog post describing how Foncy was targeting European mobile phone users, earning cash from premium rate SMS services.
More recently, Foncy has also appeared in…
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