“Known as Trojan.SMSSend.3666, the code comes disguised as an installer for various apps,” MacNN reports. “Opening the installer prompts people to ‘activate’ their software by SMS, entering a key into the installer after receiving an initial text.”
MacNN reports, “The reality is that the trojan is signing users up for a subscription service that charges them via their cellphone bill.”
More info and links in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn Weiler” for the heads up.]