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SMS-Flooder

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Classification

Category: Other

Type: -

Aliases: SMS-Flooder, SMS Flooder

Summary


SMS Flooder (generic description).

An SMS Flooder is a trojan that sends a massive amount of SMS messages to a single or multiple targets. A big amount of SMS messages can cause a lot of inconvenience and annoyance and in some cases crash specific hardware or perform a denial of service attack on a service.

Most famous SMS flooders: HellBomber, ICQSms, Bomber, SMS-Bomber, MobilKiller.

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