This was bound to happen sooner or later.
The first ever computer virus spread by mobile phones has been sent to anti-virus firms.
No infections have been reported and the worm is harmless but it is proof that mobiles are at risk from virus writers.
The worm, known as Cabir, infects phones and devices running the Symbian operating system.
Anti-virus firms are divided on whether it will open the floodgate to similar viruses.
UPDATE: Simson Garfinkel thinks this is a big deal.Posted by Charles Kuffner on June 16, 2004 to Technology, science, and math | TrackBack