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 Jun 01, 2010 - 07:27 AM - by Michael
* Pirated game with nasty catch

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So if you've got a Windows Mobile phone, please don't pirate the game "3D Anti-terrorist action."

It's not only a lame game, but the pirate copy has a nasty side effect: it makes phone calls to the South Pole while you sleep.

Described as a ?mobile version of the classic Counter-Strike?, the pirated title contains hidden code which has been silently ringing numbers in the Antarctic block, the Dominican Republic, Somalia and other premium locations, simple calls which cost roughly 5 euro (more than US$6) per minute from a UK mobile phone.
Ouch. Money gone fast. Dialers are an old-school gimmick, but they were gone for a while as less and less people actually had a modem connected for their internet service.
 

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