US-CERT Warns About Free BlackBerry Spyware App

2009-10-28T13:42:37
ID THREATPOST:B76648E528E2572FC930678FD8682899
Type threatpost
Reporter Ryan Naraine
Modified 2018-08-15T14:20:36

Description

The U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team warned BlackBerry users on Tuesday about a new program called PhoneSnoop that allows someone to remotely eavesdrop on phone conversations.

The PhoneSnoop application must be installed on the phone by someone who has physical access to it or by tricking the user into downloading it, the CERT advisory said. Read the full story [CNET/Elinor Mills]