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    It's been a while since we've seen malware, Android Trojan, or other malicious software reports; not that we missed them! Google is doing it's best, and a good job at that, to keep malware off of our phones. Some slip through the cracks though. Kaspersky Lab Expert Roman Unuchek brings our attention to what he calls "the most sophisticated" Android Trojan. Long story short: we're looking at a multi-functional Android Trojan than can send text messages to premium-rate numbers; download and install other malware programs on its own; share them via Bluetooth; and perform commands in the ...

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    Sometimes you just have to schedule a podcast a few hours before a major news event, and as a result you've got to scramble to come up with some valid-sounding speculation about just how useful a Facebook Phone could really be. It's not like we haven't tossed this notion around before, but doing it on the air, off-the-cuff, imbues our lives with a certain energy, a certain je ne sais quoi, if you will. Or even if you won't. Whatever; we have a good time riffing. You'll listen and like it! Ahem. All that, plus some chat on just how big a copycat LG's Optimus G Pro is - and how well it does ...

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    The story of the Trojan Horse originates from an ancient battle between the Greeks and their siege of the city of Troy. As the tale goes, the Greeks, after trying to defeat Troy for 10 years, built a huge wooden horse -- a supposed token of victory to the Trojans. They wheeled the large statue to the gates of Troy, then pretended to sail away. The Trojans pulled the horse inside the gates, not knowing that a Greek invasion force lay hid inside. When night fell, the Greeks crept out of the horse,  opened the gates, and allowed the rest of the Greek army in -- they'd sailed back under cover ...

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