More mobile viruses to come?

Wednesday, 21 July 2004, 11:18 AM EST

It wasn't as though computer users didn't have enough to worry about these days; now thanks to a proof-of-concept worm released by the elitehacker hacker group 29A, we can fret that our PCs might infect our Pocket PCs or vice versa.

The virus, called Dust, or WinCE4.Dust, is aimed at Pocket PCs and smartphones. In order to run, the virus needs a mobile-compatible device running the Microsoft Windows CE operating system.

By Erika Morphy at NewsFactor.

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