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May 19, 2006: New Symbian Virus on the Loose - SymbOS.RommWar.A
Comments: 0 | Categories: Virus Info
Symantec announced today the presence of a new trojan attacking Symbian devices. SymbOS.RommWar.A is a Trojan horse that runs on the Symbian OS. It installs corrupted Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Symbian, which will cause the compromised device to fail at the...

April 18, 2006: F-Secure Mobile Anti-Virus 3.0 Available For Symbian OS v9 and S60 3rd Edition Platform
Comments: 3 | Categories: Nokia , S60 News , Virus Info
F-Secure and Nokia have announced that F-Secure Mobile Anti-Virus will be available through Nokia to the users of Nokia N71, Nokia E60, Nokia E61 and Nokia E70. For the Nokia N71, F-Secure Mobile Anti-Virus will be distributed on the memory...

March 30, 2006: New Trojan Records Call Usage and SMS History
Comments: 0 | Categories: Virus Info
Malware Help.org reports that there is a new trojan in the form of a Symbian Commercial App called Flexispy which was developed to spy on cheating spouses. The malware application is called Flexispy and it sends the captured information to...

December 28, 2005: AhnLab Develops New Anti-Virus Software for Series 60
Comments: 0 | Categories: Mobile Content , Virus Info
It's quite obvious that people are still seeking mobile anti-virus protection, and while we can't stop consumers or marketing for that matter I guess the best that I can do is supply my readers with what they ask for. Rightfully...

December 20, 2005: Series 60 Virus Clean-Up
Comments: 3 | Categories: Virus Info
For the past couple of weeks I've received comments and emails about Series 60 users getting viri on their phones. Now in the past I've mentioned new products that have come out like Symantec and F-Secure to protect your phones...

September 28, 2005: Tag Your It... You've Been Commwarriored!!
Comments: 1 | Categories: Virus Info
A while back I had mentioned that having anti-virus software on your phone is rather unimportant. I kind of stick by that comment, however, I should stress that if you don't know what to look for or watch out for...

March 7, 2005: New Virus Can Spread Over MMS
Comments: 0 | Categories: Virus Info
Mobitech discovers a new Virus that can be sent via mms. MobileTech: New Virus Can Spread Over MMS.

January 22, 2005: New Virus Can Make Mobiles Useless
Comments: 0 | Categories: Virus Info
Link: MobileTech: New Virus Can Make Mobile Useless. Tarek from Mobitech states: "Gavno.a is spread under the file-name patch.sis and masquerades as a patch for Symbian OS phones. Gavno.a cripples a phone by using a malformed file to crash an...

January 11, 2005: Another Worm Comes Our Way.
Comments: 0 | Categories: Virus Info
F-Secure announced yesterday et another worm that affects the Symbian Devices. Lasco.A which is based on the Cabir worm and very similar to it. the difference is that Lasco.A will attach itself to any .sis that it finds on the...

January 4, 2005: New Skulls D. Variant
Comments: 1 | Categories: Virus Info
According to F-Secure they have received a new sample of the Skulls trojan, which affects Symbian Series 60 phones. Skulls.D is quite similar to other Skulls variants. Skulls.D drops SymbOS/Cabir.M worm into the phone, disables system applications and third party...

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