Smartphone viruses: 52 and counting

Thursday, 21 April 2005, 12:00 PM EST

New data released by an antivirus vendor that specializes in Symbian technology, called SimWorks, suggests that the level of malware aimed at smartphones is higher than previously thought.

The firm announced that it has identified 52 previously unknown Trojans for the Symbian platform. The trojans appear to be cracked versions of popular Symbian applications, such as BitStorm, BugMe!, Cosmic Fighter, 3D Motoracer and SplashID.

By Erika Morphy at NewsFactor.

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