Mobile phone threats to rise in 2006

21 Dec 2005 | Security | 0 comments

Antivirus and computer security company McAfee said that cell phone virus threats will increase in the year to come. According to McAfee Avert Labs, mobile phone malware has grown 10 times faster compared to computer malware over the last year,...

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Staellium UK launches self-destructing SMS messages

12 Dec 2005 | Security | 1 comment

A UK company called Staellium has come up with an ingenious service that sends SMS messages to people which after being read, self-destruct. Don't worry, they won't blow up like in Mission Impossible. This way you will be able to...

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Nokia and Symantec to increase smartphone security

6 Oct 2005 | Nokia , Security , Smartphone | 0 comments

Nokia and Symantec have announced that they have signed an agreement that will enable Symantec Mobile Security on Nokia Series 60 smartphones. This will offer higher protection against mobile viruses and other threats. "As the leading mobile device manufacturer, Nokia...

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Smart mobile phones being threatened by trojans

23 Apr 2005 | Security , Smartphone | 0 comments

According to SimWorks, the number of viruses affecting smart mobile phones stands at about 52. These smart phones belong to the Nokia Series 60 which use Symbian OS. The trojans are located mostly in cracked versions of games like BitStorm,...

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$1.2 Million mobile phone charity scam

11 Apr 2005 | Security | 0 comments

Domingo (24) and Heather (25) Frias-Payan have been accused of scamming people to donate mobile phones. Claiming to be collecting phones for the disabled, the couple has been charged with one felony count of racketeering and 11 counts of violating...

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