Destructive power of mobile viruses could rise fast

Friday, 30 September 2005, 10:33 AM EST

Simple programs available already could be a good start. Mobile phone services in some countries allow people to view what's going on inside their house during the day via a Web cam connected to motion sensors. The Web cam can snap a picture and send it to the user if anything seems awry. But that same Web cam could be used by a hacker to see if anyone's home.

By Dan Nystedt at PC World.

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