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Hackers plant viruses in Windows smartphone games


Hackers plant viruses in Windows smartphone games
Beware Windows Smartphone users, hackers have planted viruses in games specifically for phone's in Windows Operating System according to a security firm that specializes in mobile phones.

According to John Hering, CEO of San Francisco-based security firm Lookout, the following games: 3D Anti-Terrorist and PDA Poker Art are injected with the virus. They are even available on legitimate sites that provides software for mobile devices.

The said virus automatically dials premium-rate telephone services in Somalia, Italy and other countries, which can rake in hundreds of dollars in charges in a month. Victims will only discover the virus after seeing the monthly statement.

Microsoft has advised customers to visit http://www.microsoft.com/protect/ for guidance on protection from viruses.

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