Cabir makes it to US

Feb 18 2005 - 10:49 PM ET | Security
Reuters is reporting that mobile phone virus Cabir has been detected in the US. MobileTracker first noted this virus back in June 2004 and again in December 2004 when its source code was posted online. bq. The biggest impact of the relatively innocuous virus, found in about 15 variations so far, is draining mobile phone batteries, said Mikko Hypponen, director of Finnish anti-virus research company F-Secure. To learn more about mobile phone security, read our interview with Aaron Davidson (CEO of SimWorks, a Symbian security firm).