Boxer SMS trojan: malware as a global service

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Boxer SMS trojan: malware as a global service
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Botnet Boxer
Malware
Botnet/malware group
Exploit kits
Services
Feature Premium SMS
Distribution vector
Target
Origin
Campaign
Operation/Working group
Vulnerability
CCProtocol
Date 2012 / 2012-11-29
Editor/Conference ESET
Link http://blog.eset.com/2012/11/29/android-boxer-a-worldwide-sms-trojan (Archive copy)
Author Pablo Ramos
Type

Abstract

Your Android smartphone could be producing profit for criminals, and here is how: using piece of malware called Android/TrojanSMS.Boxer.AA, a malicious program for Google's Android mobile Operating System that targets 63 different countries, reading the MCC (Mobile Country Code) and MNC (Mobile Network Code) codes from the infected device. In December 2011 twenty-two malicious applications were discovered in the Android Market (Now Google Play) that were able to reach users all of these countries.

Bibtex

 @misc{Ramos2012BFR1252,
   editor = {ESET},
   author = {Pablo Ramos},
   title = {Boxer SMS trojan: malware as a global service},
   date = {29},
   month = Nov,
   year = {2012},
   howpublished = {\url{http://blog.eset.com/2012/11/29/android-boxer-a-worldwide-sms-trojan}},
 }