Yet another worldwide virus scare that wasn't

Wednesday, 9 March 2005, 12:30 PM EST

Yet another mobile virus is making the news, but the press still hasn't recognized that most of these stories are hyped up well beyond the actual threat level.

Seeing one more mobile virus scare is nothing new. They come in all sorts of shapes, sizes and colors these days -- often with little to back up the fear mongering other than some quotes from anti-virus software firms and maybe a healthy misunderstanding of the technology at hand.

By Mike Masnick at The Feature.

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