Nokia downplays mobile virus threat

Wednesday, 15 June 2005, 3:24 AM EST

Nokia today downplayed the danger from mobile viruses, maintaining that it does not consider them a major threat.

The denial comes in the wake of a report published last week by analyst firm Gartner identifying the threat from mobile viruses as one of the greatest security myths, and claiming that mobile antivirus software would be ineffective.

By Iain Thomson at vnunet.

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