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First Cell Phone Virus Created
Symbian and Bluetooth
digitalghost




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 6:14 am on Jun 16, 2004 (gmt 0)

The first virus to spread from one cell phone to another has been created, the Russian anti-virus software vendor Kaspersky Labs announced on Tuesday.

Cabir has no malicious capabilities and affects only a small slice of "smart" phones that run on both the sophisticated Symbian operating system and have a Bluetooth connection. It has been written by a group called 29a.

Story [newscientist.com]

 

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