New Trojan hits Symbian smartphones

Wednesday, 6 July 2005, 1:14 AM EST

A Trojan capable of ruining smartphones running the Symbian Series 60 operating system has been discovered, a security expert said Tuesday.

However, Doomboot.A is not considered a serious threat, since the number of infections is currently small, said Ero Carrera, a researcher at the anti-virus software firm F-Secure, which is based in Helsinki, Finland.

By Antone Gonsalves at TechWeb News.

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