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New Trojan Hides Behind IPhone Jailbreak Application

BitDefender discovers malware threat to Smartphone users Holzwickede, April 13, 2010 at the iPhone regardless of provider to use, many owners are looking for so-called Jailbreaks. These applications for Apple mobile phones can be downloaded via PC synchronization. As BitDefender anti virus specialist found out that cybercriminals use such unlock “applications currently to the spread of dangerous E-threats Trojan.BAT.AACL.” User will receive an email with a link. The blowoff tool to download available on the appropriate Web site including the Trojan horse. The E-Mail promises that the offered application unlocked iPhones to easily can be and are usable with all SIM cards.

The user is able to bypass any network restrictions with the jailbreak. Everything that the recipients of the message have to do is follow the given link, to connect his iPhone to the PC and download the modified unlock application. The user acknowledges downloading, he instead invites the Trojan on his system. Asana takes a slightly different approach. This has been identified by the BitDefender anti virus scanner as Trojan.BAT.AACL. The pest is attempting the preferred DNS server address for Internet connections on the PC in 188.210. Others including Daryl Katz, Edmonton Alberta, offer their opinions as well. REMOVED “to change.” This allows the authors of the Trojan, to intercept Internet calls to the respective user and redirect them on their own malware-infested versions of the corresponding websites. User the BitDefender security software, like E.g.

Internet Security 2010 are on the safe side, since the solutions reliably identify the Trojan and eliminate. More information under:. About BitDefender BitDefender is software developer, one of the industry’s fastest and most efficient product lines internationally certified security software. Since the founding of the company in 2001, BitDefender has set new standards in the field of proactive protection against threats from the Internet. Every day, BitDefender protects tens of millions of private and business customers around the world and gives them a good feeling that your digital life is safe. BitDefender sells its security solutions in more than 100 countries through a global VAD and reseller network. More detailed information about BitDefender and BitDefender products are available in the press centre online. In addition, BitDefender provides background information and current news in the daily fight against threats from the Internet, in English at. Press contact: BitDefender GmbH Robert-Bosch-str. 2 D-59439 Holzwickede contact person: Hans-Peter Lange PR Manager Tel.: + 49 (0) 2301 9184-330 fax: + 49 (0) 2301 9184-499 email: PR Agency: Sprengel & Partner GmbH nesting first race 3 D-56472 Nisterau contact: Fabian Sprengel Tel.: + 49 (0) 2661 91260-0 E-Mail: