Latest of phony applications to hit the Interweb is this pretty impressive Netflix for Android look-a-like. The app is a Trojan with one focus, to steal your account information. According to Symantec, the application is designed to send user’s log-in info to a remote server spouting that there is a compatibility issue with your device and then attempts to uninstall itself. When Symantic attempted to reach the server in question it appeared to be offline today.
Technically, the creators of the application could hijack your account and gain access to portions of all kinds of info, but rest assured, they will not be able to gain any of your credit card information, as the website only shows the last four digits of your card number. And according to Elinor Mills of Cnet.com, “It might be a test run for a phony mobile banking app, which could yield access to much more sensitive information.” » Read the rest