Originally Posted by JSanders
If I recall correctly, the UAE carrier Etisalat sent out an SMS message to it's subscribers which slyly recommended the installation of an operating system update, and directed users to a link which DID NOT upgrade the operating system but installed a snooping software on the device.
So, my answers above are correct.
But people, however gullible, need to know what they are doing to their devices and what they are loading.
That's for sure. Unfortunately, when you can't even trust your carrier, it makes it awfully easy for otherwise cautious people to become gullible.