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Submission + - Music and movies could trigger mobile malware->

mask.of.sanity writes: Lights, sounds and magnetic fields can be used to activate malware on phones, new research has found.

The lab-style attacks defined in a paper (pdf) used pre-defined signals hidden in songs and TV programmes as a trigger to activate embedded malware.

Malware once activated would carry out programmed attacks either by itself or as part of a wider botnet of mobile devices.

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