Possible security hole for Dialers/troyan horses
montgoss+openmokocommunity at gmail.com
Thu Mar 1 17:34:20 CET 2007
Sounds like Windows Vista. "ABC_Trojan has requested to send an SMS
message. Allow or Deny?"
On 3/1/07, Martin Raißle <martin.raissle at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 3/1/07, Krzysztof Kajkowski <cayco at poczta.cayco.pl> wrote:
> > However there might be such attempts to create GSM trojans
> > and we should be aware to enable user to protect itself. The question
> > is how to do that?
> > What do you think?
> First off all I think that there are good chances for a trojan, even
> if it has to be downloaded manually ... think about all the trojans
> for windows ... and in phase 2 and beyond this phone will probably
> have users that don't mind about security ... I think it would be a
> good idea to be able to set the rights of an application, like
> - can/cannot make calls / send sms
> - can/cannot read/edit adress book / calendar
> - can/cannot initiate gprs-connections
> - can/cannot use gps
> and to safe normal user all rights, that can create costs should be
> disabled by default ..
> "The only secure computer is one that's unplugged, locked in a safe,
> and buried 20 feet under the ground in a secret location... and I'm
> not even too sure about that one"--Dennis Huges, FBI.
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