Posts Tagged ‘russia’

Mobile Search for Android users

September 9, 2010

Like searches from your desktop or laptop, mobile users should be aware of the dangers. Recently Russian Android users have been the target of blackhat SEO artists under the guise of porn. A fake media player shows up in search results and prompts the mobile user to install an application. Once run, it stays in the background sending expensive sms messages costing the user $6 a pop. Ouch. The application is not available from the official Android store but shows up in search results. So next time you’re searching be careful of what you to be installed on your phone. (link)