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Cell Phone Virus

Cell Phone Virus

Antivirus companies have discovered a worm called Cabir that can infect mobile phones. The worm appears to have been created by an international group of virus writers as a "proof of concept", and is capable of jumping from phone to phone via Bluetooth wireless technology. Experts have been warning for some time that Bluetooth networks were potentially vulnerable to exploitation.
Fortunately, Bluetooth's transmission range is limited to 30 feet, so experts believe the worm is not a serious threat. Still, the emergence of Cabir is a harbinger of future threats and means consumers will need to consider security options when purchasing a new wireless mobile device. Read more at eweek.com(1).
Photo © F-Secure Corp. 2004

1. http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,1614794,00.asp

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