Fair Warning

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  1. LocalStain

    LocalStain Senior Member

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    OK first... perfect pic.

    Second, at least that trojan won't hurt us NC users, we don't have any texting ability.

    Third, I would recommend to everyone that if you actually like an app, donate or pay for it. Come on folks, a few bucks isn't that much compared to what you get out of those apps usually.
     
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    I completely agree. I realize this is more a phone thing but we all know a lot of forum members had an Android phone first. Just want to spread the message.
    Also I kinda jumped the gun with the post button. I meant to post in general. I am not quite sure of protocols but I imagine enough people will see it either way.
     
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    It depends what sort of Trojan

    How about an app that pretends to be an ebay client.

    You try it, put in your details and it promptly calls home with your password etc.

    If you use the same details on your PayPal account and your email and and.



    Pete, on the move...
     
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    Damn good point.
     
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    To whom it may concern, thanks for moving the thread.

    Cheers,

    LS
     
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    Glad I only use the real Market:)
     
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    Here is a list of the current apps that were found to contain malware

    Found on Justin Case | JetLib News

    and BTW, all these apps were on the Official Android Market

    You will notice with several, that the names are close to legit apps that are really popular.
     
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    I hate to say this but Google should have more of a screening process like apple does
     
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    :)Thanks Chris!:)
    I was just reading that one myself and was getting ready to post it on here.

    Cheers.
     
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    Gotta love lifehacker and the rest of the gawker stuff. ;)
     

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