Viruses may prove dangerous to smart phones

Tuesday, 27 December 2005, 7:03 PM EST

In 2004, owners of Nokia 702 phones suddenly found their batteries running out of power after just 30 minutes due to extensive Bluetooth activity; the culprit turned out to be the Cabir worm, which uses Bluetooth to transmit itself from phone to phone in the form of a Symbian SIS package.

At Computerworld.

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