EuropaSMS.A is an SMS-sending malware that targets users in European countries.
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EuropaSMS.A is a premium rate SMS-sending malware that targets users in European countries.
The Trojan contains two batches of application that come from different developers, identified as Logastrod and Miriada Production. Despite coming from different developer, both batches of application contain the same recipient SMS numbers and code structures.
The SMS numbers and associated countries are listed below:
This malware is discussed in further detail in: Q4 2011 Mobile Threat Report (PDF).