Seems like Android is being hit by First Trojan virus named Trojan- SMS.AndroidOS.FakePlayer.a. As reported by Kaspersky team
“The new malicious program penetrates smart phones running Android in the guise of a harmless media player application. Users are prompted to install a file of just over 13 KB with the standard Android extension .APK. Once installed on the phone, the Trojan uses the system to begin sending SMSs to premium rate numbers without the owner’s knowledge or consent, resulting in money passing from a user’s account to that of the cybercriminals.”
This virus doesn’t install automatically but you need to give permission to access send SMS messages, read data and so on.
So if you are an Android user you should give permission to any application when you know what it is. According to mashable:
“The Trojan “media player” that’s causing concern today isn’t available in the Android Market. Rather, it is “being distributed from a malicious website,” according to Kaspersky researcher Denis Maslennikov. “You have to click it manually, there is no drive-by download. If you try to install it, the Smartphone will ask you to grant permission for the application to send SMS messages, read or delete data from SD and collect the data about the phone and phone ID.”
Kaspersky team is working on building an Antivirus for Android powered device and we hope to have it some time soon.