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Beware the Wireless Worm

     

Macguru

1:32 am on Jun 5, 2002 (gmt 0)

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Interesting article about wireless security.

Security experts estimate that as few as 3 percent of cell phone and other wireless-device users are protected by antivirus software, but, as it turns out, there is not yet much interest in creating worms for mobile devices.

[story.news.yahoo.com...]

EliteWeb

5:26 am on Jun 5, 2002 (gmt 0)

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Just as there only a few worms/viruses for the Macintosh, just wait till the perfect plan is created to infect a whole provider, and the cellphone's phonebooks entry providers :)

For my PDA I use Intego VirusBarrier, there arnt that many viruses I worry about for the PDA's though. :)

 

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