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#iPhone, #Android, #Blackberry user? Beware. More hackers targeting smart phones

#iPhone, #Android, #Blackberry user? Beware. More hackers targeting smart phones

Jul 24, 2011 IN THE ST NEWSPAPER TODAY Cellphones get smart, but so do hackers Users being duped into installing spyware on their smartphones via legitimate-looking SMS or e-mail By Irene Tham 'No threat' here But voicemail hacking does not seem to be a threat here. SingTel, StarHub and M1 said there have been no complaints of voicemail hacking incidents in Singapore. -- ST PHOTO ILLUSTRATION: BRYAN VAN DER BEEK Smartphones bring the world to your fingertips. But the phone-hacking scandal that shut down British tabloid News Of The World shows up such devices' Achilles heel. Unlike 'dumb' phones - or feature phones - smartphones are not closed systems but can access the Internet. Read the full story in Sunday's edition of The Straits Times. [email protected] Tweet Text size Discuss this Email this Print this

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