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It looks like it's for real this time. All major anti-virus companies have posted detail analysis of the EPOC.Cabir worm that repliactes on Nokia Series 60 phones. It looks like it's just anoying and it doesn't do any real damage. And it's fairly easy to remove.

Quote from Symantec Security Response:

This worm repeatedly sends itself to the first Bluetooth-enabled device that it can find, regardless of the type of device. For example, even a Bluetooth-enabled printer will be attacked if it is within range. The worm spreads as a .SIS file, which is automatically installed into the APPS directory when the receiver accepts the transmission. More...

Posted on Wednesday, June 16, 2004 9:06 AM | Filed under: Gadgets |
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