12/31/2008

Malware designed specifically to attack smartphones could disrupt mobile systems unless carriers, phone makers and users take aggressive steps to contain the threat, a new report from Unstrung Insider warns. "Mobile malware security vendors are preparing for wide-scale attacks by hackers -- attacks that eventually will be as headline grabbing as those that hit e-mail systems," said Denise Culver, a research analyst and the report's author.

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